Daily Archives: January 19, 2011

Wellhausen’s Chronology of Sources

I started Julius Wellhausen’s Prolegomena to the History of Ancient Israel, his landmark nineteenth century work of biblical scholarship that divided the Pentateuch into four sources: J (the Yahwist), E (the Elohist), D (the Deuteronomist), and, finally, P (the priest). … Continue reading

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