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Almost 100 Years Old, and Uses the JEPD Theory
on January 10, 2013
Although it is free, this book is not be worth your time to download and read it -- especially if you are interested in reading authors who take a conservative view of the Scriptures.
In this book, John Edgar McFadyen subscribes to the JEPD Theory, and is quite comfortable explaining away the traditional authorship of most Old Testament books. He wrote from a perspective that was limited to the lens of "modern science" at that time (early 1900's). I feel this book has historic value -- to show what people were thinking a hundred years ago about the Bible. But this book has no particular value today for people who want to understand the message of the Old Testament.
This is not the place for me to argue for a conservative approach to the Old Testament, but it is just a word for those who are not familiar with the author of this (Free!) book. Personally, I won't keep it in my Kindle library.