Over the last forty years, a consensus emerged amid biblical scholars that the Exodus is a myth with very little historicity and that virtually all of the Bible is a post-exilic composition. Publications that have challenged this position have largely
Do you sometimes find yourself missing the obvious? It happens to me more often than I would like and I believe it happens to all of us, especially when we hold strong presuppositions. I would certainly never want to criticize someone for being a victim of it.
Thomas Römer is a leading scholar of Old Testament studies at Collège de France. In The Invention of God, Römer provides an excellent synthesis of the current state of research on how Yahweh became the god of Israel. His study covers the period ranging