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Wellhausen, Julius

(1844–1918). OT scholar, philol., textual critic; b. Hameln, Lower Saxony, Ger.; educ. Göttingen; prof. Greifswald, Halle, Marburg, Göttingen; held that the “Priestly writer” (see Higher Criticism, 7) is the latest of the Pentateuch sources. Works include Das arabische Reich und sein Sturz; Geschichte lsraels; Prolegomena zur Geschichte lsraels; lsraelitische und jüdische Geschichte; Die Pharisäer und die Sadducäer; commentaries. See also Duhm, Bernhard; Exegesis, 9; Higher Criticism, 12; Lods, Adolphe; Lutheran Theology After 1580, 10.

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