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User Review  - StFrancisofAssisi - LibraryThing

The contemporary classic the New York Times Book Review called “a thought-provoking [and] perceptive guide,” Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard E. Friedman is a fascinating, intellectual, yet highly ... Read full review

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User Review  - tony_sturges - LibraryThing

The contemporary classic the New York Times Book Review called “a thought-provoking [and] perceptive guide,” Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard E. Friedman is a fascinating, intellectual, yet highly ... Read full review

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User Review  - antao - LibraryThing

“The question, after all, is not only who wrote the bible, but who reads it.” In “Who Wrote the Bible” by Richard Elliott Friedman Some of the texts date to 400 AD or later, such as the second half of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Abdue - Christianbook.com

It is a great book, it looks at the Old Testament from an investigative point of view, very in depth and informative. You will not study the Bible the same way, you will study with a new found depth and understanding if the text. Read full review

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User Review  - Siliconopolitan - LibraryThing

This is an excellent introduction to the Documentary Hypothesis and the problems - according Friedman's research - with some of the traditional conclusions. Friedman writes engagingly and convincingly ... Read full review

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User Review  - fundevogel - LibraryThing

The title is a bit miss leading. Friedman really only addressed the first five books of the Bible traditionally attributed to Moses. However as complicated as those origins become once Moses ... Read full review

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The user who left the one star review most likely didn't read the book at all and is trying to sound credible by playing it civil. The book is very well laid out for anyone to follow.

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He is a good writer, but the scholarship seems to have some significant logical inconsistencies. When he refers to some passages, it is a real difficult stretch to see his point and all in all, it became a great argument for me but in the opposite way he intended. I was actually leaning toward JEDP, but his argument for JEDP showed me that my former assumptions were incorrect as were his conclusions. 

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User Review  - jameshold - LibraryThing

Excellent book. Wonderfully researched. Can be enjoyed by believers and non-believers alike. Read full review

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

I should not be reading such things. Read full review


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