The Canon of the Bible

Its Formation, History, and Fluctuations

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Author: Samuel Davidson
Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,835 / 161 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 43.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 2,173
Added to site: 2009.09.30
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Genre: Religion
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of Isaac's sacrifice and the history of Joseph; in picturesque and graphic narratives interspersed with few reflections. His parallels to the later writer commonly called the Jehovist, are numerous. The third author, who lived in the time of Uzziah, though more mythological than the Elohists, was less formal. His stand-point is prophetic. The third document incorporated with the Elohistic ones formed an important part of the whole, exhibiting a vividness which the first lacked; with descriptions of persons and things from another stand-point. The Jehovist belonged to the northern kingdom; the Elohists were of Judah.

The state of the nation after Rehoboam was unfavorable to literature. When the people were threatened and attacked by other nations, divided among themselves in worship and all higher interests, rent by conflicting parties, the theocratic principle which was the true bond of union could not assert itself with effect. The people were corrupt; their religious life debased. The example of the

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