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AI software confirms that multiple authors created the OT

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User Info: Adito99

Adito99
5 years ago#1
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10735451

Interesting read. The ending has an excellent example of an ad hoc argument.

the research team says in their paper they aren't addressing "how or why such distinct threads exist."

"Those for whom it is a matter of faith that the Pentateuch is not a composition of multiple writers can view the distinction investigated here as that of multiple styles," they said.

In other words, there's no reason why God could not write a book in different voices.
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User Info: OzymandiasIV

OzymandiasIV
5 years ago#2
...It's debated that multiple authors wrote the OT?

Now, I/m confused. Are they saying the OT was written by multiple authors, or that the Pentateuch was written by multiple authors? Those are two very different things.

*EDIT*

Yes, the article says the Pentateuch. TT is very misleading.
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User Info: CIA911

CIA911
5 years ago#3
God wrote the whole Bible using different people...what is that site setting out to prove ?
And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?

User Info: OrangeWizard

OrangeWizard
5 years ago#4
No, not the OT, the Pentateuch, the fist five books of the bible. Stop with the misleading topic titles.

It even says it was the Pentateuch in the section you quoted. It's not the OT.
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User Info: mystic belmont

mystic belmont
5 years ago#5
In other news, water is wet.
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User Info: Icymane_Shado

Icymane_Shado
5 years ago#6
Wait a second... the Bible was written by men? LMAO.
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User Info: sthater

sthater
5 years ago#7
I'm pretty sure I remember having read or heard of multiple authors even within Genesis itself let alone the Pentateuch itself. I've yet to even meet anybody who actually believes that all 5 books were actually all written by Moses.
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User Info: Retrotastic

Retrotastic
5 years ago#8
Well that's a stunning discovery. Did the research team get paid for this?
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