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How to Date the Book of Jeremiah: Combining and Modifying Linguistic- and Profile-based Approaches

In: Vetus Testamentum
Author: Konrad Schmid1
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  • 1 Theologische Fakultät der Universität Zürich
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Abstract

It is impossible to deny the validity of a linguistic approach to dating biblical texts. But at the same time, it is necessary to caution against using a linguistic approach as a clear-cut tool. It should be employed in conjunction with other data and perspectives, such as theological profiles, intertextual links, as well as geographical and archaeological information. But what should one do if linguistic and alternative approaches to dating biblical texts yield seriously conflicting results, as is often the case? This question shall be discussed with some case studies from Jeremiah, doing so in discussion with Aaron Hornkohl’s recent work on the date of the book of Jeremiah.

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