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Title: Old and New in the Book of Numbers
Author(s): SKA, Jean Louis
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 95    Issue: 1   Date: 2014   
Pages: 102-116
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.95.1.3186103

Abstract :
Among the numerous questions raised by the Book of Numbers, this article treats three of them: (1) The unique complexity of the Book of Numbers; (2) The four main types of solutions proposed by scholars, namely different versions of the documentary hypothesis; two main and three secondary redactional layers (R. Achenbach); a series of Fortschreibungen; a mere synchronic reading of Numbers; (3) The presence or absence of the Priestly Writer in Numbers.


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