Karl Heinrich Grafs Arbeit am Alten Testament: Studien zu einer wissenschaftlichen Biographie
Berlin: de Gruyter, 2011 pp. viii + 209. $150.00
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 425
Description: Through his groundbreaking studies on Pentateuchal criticism, Karl Heinrich Graf (1815-1869), Old Testament scholar and Orientalist, made a major contribution to research on the origin of the Pentateuch and on the reconstruction of the history of religion in ancient Israel. Despite his importance as a 19th century scholar, Graf never held a chair at a German university. This book describes and recognizes GrafÂ´s Old Testament scholarship, placing it into the context of his biography and within the history of research.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible / Old Testament, Literature
Review by Jeffrey L. Morrow
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Citation: Jeffrey L. Morrow, review of Joachim Conrad, Karl Heinrich Grafs Arbeit am Alten Testament: Studien zu einer wissenschaftlichen Biographie, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).
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