Daily Archives: May 31, 2011

Davies and Post-Exilic Israel

I’m rereading Philip Davies’ Scribes and Schools.  Here are three items: 1. On pages 63-64, Davies argues that scribal activity continued in Judah during the exile—since “Taxes, records, and correspondence were still needed”—but that the scribes in Judah were overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Crunch Time!

I’ll be leaving for New York City today, since I’ll be taking my Hebrew Bible comprehensive examination tomorrow. I’m hoping that my books and notes will fit into my backpack! Yesterday, I took a particular approach to studying: I researched … Continue reading

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