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By Jeffrey Stackert

Jeffrey Stackert addresses of the oldest and so much continual difficulties in bible study: the connection among prophecy and legislations within the Hebrew Bible and the software of the Documentary speculation for realizing Israelite faith. those subject matters have in lots of methods ruled pentateuchal experiences and the research of Israelite faith because the 19th century, culminating in Julius Wellhausen's influential Prolegomena to the heritage of historical Israel. environment his inquiry in contrast backdrop whereas drawing on and lengthening contemporary advancements in pentateuchal thought, Stackert tackles the topic via an research of the several shows of Mosaic prophecy within the 4 Torah resources. His booklet exhibits that those texts include a wealthy and longstanding debate over prophecy, its relation to legislation, and its position in Israelite religion.

With this argument, A Prophet Like Moses demonstrates a brand new position for the Documentary speculation in discussions of Israelite faith. It additionally presents a chance for serious mirrored image at the historical past of the sector of bible study. Stackert concludes with an issue for the significance of situating religious study and the learn of old Israelite faith in the higher box of non secular reports instead of treating them completely or perhaps essentially as theological disciplines.

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By Jeffrey Stackert

Jeffrey Stackert addresses of the oldest and so much continual difficulties in bible study: the connection among prophecy and legislations within the Hebrew Bible and the software of the Documentary speculation for realizing Israelite faith. those subject matters have in lots of methods ruled pentateuchal experiences and the research of Israelite faith because the 19th century, culminating in Julius Wellhausen's influential Prolegomena to the heritage of historical Israel. environment his inquiry in contrast backdrop whereas drawing on and lengthening contemporary advancements in pentateuchal thought, Stackert tackles the topic via an research of the several shows of Mosaic prophecy within the 4 Torah resources. His booklet exhibits that those texts include a wealthy and longstanding debate over prophecy, its relation to legislation, and its position in Israelite religion.

With this argument, A Prophet Like Moses demonstrates a brand new position for the Documentary speculation in discussions of Israelite faith. It additionally presents a chance for serious mirrored image at the historical past of the sector of bible study. Stackert concludes with an issue for the significance of situating religious study and the learn of old Israelite faith in the higher box of non secular reports instead of treating them completely or perhaps essentially as theological disciplines.

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