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Deuteronomistic History or Recalcitrant Hodgepodge? – K. L. Noll

Posted by NT Wrong on October 9, 2008

K. L. Noll’s words of advice for readers of Joshua-Kings is to reject as unfeasible any explanation of it in terms of a unity of authorship.

“Intead, permit the Former Prophets to be the recalcitrant hodgepodge of narrative discontinuities that they really are.”
– K. L. Noll Deuteronomistic History or Deuteronomic Debate? (A Thought Experiment), Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 31 (2007): 311-345, 344.

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