As a lay person I had absolutely no problems whatsover following Friedman's writing. It was clear and stated easily, and frankly a joy to read.Published on May 3 2004
The Christian Church originally believed the first five books of the Bible were written by Moses. Through the centuries, a few people were unconvinced that Moses wrote every... Read morePublished on April 5 2004 by Scott Miller
This excellent book focuses exclusively on who wrote the first five books of the Bible, also known as the Pentateuch or Torah. Read morePublished on March 5 2004 by Marc Riese
I use this excellent and manageable text along with Burton Mack's treatment of the NT as handy sources to review prior to discussions on Biblical topics. Read morePublished on Feb. 12 2004 by W. Jamison
Friedman's "Who Wrote the Bible?" is a good book that explores the documentary hypothesis quite well. It is easy to read and interesting. Read morePublished on Aug. 31 2003 by Samuel J. Spiegelman
Plot spoiler warning, it was Ezra and Jeremiah.
In reality however the book is not so much about who wrote the bible but the process by which we understand how it was written. Read more
Having read many religious books in an attempt to further my understanding about conflicts between peoples of different beliefs (after 911), I found myself going full circle and... Read morePublished on June 14 2003