Watch A History of the Bible: The Old Testament: Early Writings
- 1 hr 16 min
The belief that Moses authored the Pentateuch was debunked by the end of the 19th century. But scholars then began to realize just how complex the authorship of the Old Testament was. They revived an ancient idea that Ezra had woven together all the divergent accounts that came to be the Pentateuch, and on to his work other books were added to produce our Old Testament. An adult eduction lecture.