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A Prophet Like Moses: Prophecy, Law, and Israelite Religion

Jeffrey Stackert


A Prophet Like Moses: Prophecy, Law, and Israelite Religion addresses two of the oldest and most persistent problems in biblical studies: the relationship between prophecy and law in the Hebrew Bible and the utility of the Documentary Hypothesis for understanding Israelite religion. These topics have in many ways dominated pentateuchal studies and the investigation of Israelite religion since the nineteenth century, culminating in Julius Wellhausen’s influential Prolegomena to the History of Ancient Israel. Setting its inquiry against this backdrop while drawing on and extending recent develop ... More

Keywords: Prophecy, biblical law, Israelite religion, Documentary Hypothesis, pentateuchal theory, Moses, Torah

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199336456
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336456.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey Stackert, author
University of Chicago