Daily Archives: April 12, 2011

Date of Psalm 82: My Little Search

Psalm 82 is considered by many scholars to be a Psalm that acknowledges the existence of other gods.  I was wondering: What is the date of this Psalm?  The evolutionary model of Israelite religion that I have heard says that … Continue reading

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Starting Van Seters’ Prologue to History

I started John Van Seters’ Prologue to History: The Yahwist as Historian in Genesis.  Here are three points: 1.  Why does the history of Israel begin with creation and the “primeval origins of peoples and nations” (page 1)?  According to … Continue reading

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