Daily Archives: April 7, 2011

Not Arbitrary Ascriptions

On pages 100-103 of volume 2 of The Psalms in Israel’s Worship, Sigmund Mowinckel speculates as to how certain Psalms got to be attributed to particular events in David’s life, or to Moses, or Solomon.  Mowinckel does not think that … Continue reading

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Van Seters on the Deuteronomist

I finished John Van Seters’ In Search of History.  In this post, I’d like to talk about the Deuteronomist. I’ll start with something that Van Seters says on pages 357-358: “Even though Herodotus was a great storyteller in his day, … Continue reading

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