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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 25. Is There Such a Thing as a "Deuteronomistic History"?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44912


Biblical commentaries often mention the Deuteronomistic History, though such a designation is nowhere to be found in the Bible. This so-called history was invented in the wake of debates in Nazi Germany. Using it today is misleading.

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