Noah, The Flood, and the Documentary Hypothesis


Traditionally Christian (and Jewish) interpreters have attributed the first five books of the Bible, the entire Pentateuch, to Moses.  Directly inspired by God, Moses was seen as dictating the history of the world, and Israel, in a straightforward and reliable fashion.  Although there were clearly some awkward verses – third person writing (“Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all men that were … Continue reading