The Composition of the Historical Books. From Judges to 2 Kings


Before the Second World War, many scholars believed that the sources of the Pentateuch continued in the book of Joshua, constituting the so called Hexateuch. In 1943, Martin Noth demonstrated instead the existence of three great histories of the Old Testament: the Pentateuch, the Deuteronomistic historiography and Chronistic historiography. He …

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Course on the Pentateuch – Exegesis of Genesis 1:26-31 – (The Sixth Day of Creation)

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And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So …

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The tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Genesis chap. 2, verse 9)


The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. That Eden’s Garden was a very special place! In addition to …

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