Source Criticism

Alternate Labels

  • Literary Criticism
  • Documentary Hypothesis
  • Synoptic Problem

Reading List

Introductory Articles


  • Joseph Blenkinsopp | The Pentateuch: An Introduction to the First Five Books of the Bible (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992).
  • Duane A. Garrett | Rethinking Genesis: The Sources and Authorship of the First Book of the Pentateuch (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker, 1990).
  • Rolf Rendtorff | The Problem of the Process of Transmission in the Pentateuch (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1990).
  • Julius Wellhausen | Prolegomena to the History of Israel (Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1885).
  • R.N. Whybray | The Making of the Pentateuch: A Methodological Study (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994).

Synoptic Gospels

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