Daily Archives: January 31, 2011

Central and Local

I started Bernard Levinson’s Deuteronomy and the Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation. Levinson argues that Deuteronomy was associated with King Josiah of Judah’s “centralization and purification of the cultus in 622 B.C.E., as narrated in 2 Kings 22-23” (9).  Against scholars … Continue reading

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