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The absence of evidence proves little. It is, in fact, negative evidence. Historian David Hackett Fischer observes that in writing history, ‘‘evidence must always be affirmative. ’’95 V. How to Read Ancient Texts At an earlier time it was quite revolutionary to say that one should treat the Bible with the same critical eye as used for any other book. Now, it is interesting to see how many critical scholars, especially those in the minimalistrevisionist camp, do not treat the Bible like any other book.

53 As the documentary hypothesis has lost some of its mastery over Old Testament studies during the past twenty years, tradition history criticism has gained in popularity. 57 Although investigating the tradition history of biblical texts has some merit, the amount of subjectivity used in this method poses a serious challenge and, like Wellhausen’s source-critical method, certain historical, social, and religious assumptions are made that cannot be convincingly substantiated. 58 Naturally, this method, like source criticism, lacks any external controls.

So one can understand why the later biblical texts speak of the ‘‘law of Moses’’ (Josh. 8:3–32, 23:6; Judg. 4:11; 1 Kings 2:3; 2 Kings 14:6; Ezra 3:2). The association of Moses and the law (Torah) continues in the New Testament, where Moses is mentioned around ninety times. ’’ We now return to the question, how did this giant of biblical and human history vanish? 28 These early critics did not have a serious impact on Christianity or Judaism on this matter; rather, the traditional consensus of Mosaic authorship of the law remained.

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