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The Old Testament As A Diachronic Corpus

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This chapter provides an overview of some diachronic features of each of the main sections and subsections of TeNaKh, including, if possible, connections with the heritage of the neighbouring cultures. The books of Deuteronomy and Leviticus each show for the greater part a specific style of writing; they were included, accordingly, in the diachronic scheme of the four sources as D and P. The diachronic character of the books of Kings is shown by their Deuteronomistic framework, within which facts and fiction of very different origin have been brought together. One needs a certain amount of knowledge of basic details, and of basic experiences and convictions in order to build up ones basic perception of a complicated subject such as the Old Testament. Thenceforth one is inclined to gather all other details, experiences and convictions onemeets into this one basic perception.

Keywords: Deuteronomy; diachronic corpus; Old Testament

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