Who Wrote the Bible? - Introduction Who Wrote the Bible? Summary & Analysis

Richard Elliott Friedman
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Introduction Who Wrote the Bible? Summary and Analysis

The Bible as we know it today has existed for thousands of years. One of the most published books in the world, individuals often own more than one copy and possibly more than one translation. Standing at the core of two world religions, Christianity and Judaism, the Bible also rises to great literature and history. However, even with all the study that goes into the Bible, few people know exactly who wrote it.

In traditional belief, Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible, known as the Pentateuch. Other authors own traditional credit for other books in the Old Testament, but up until the past few hundred years, these traditions have been enforced rather than supported with evidence and logic. Members of the priesthood would learn the pat answers and simply accept...

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