This is the Creation Super Library™ Alternate URL: Creation Super Produced by Films for Christ in association with our Christian Answers. Have questions about our site, e.g., permissions, usage, linking, references, reprinting, or citations? If your question is not answered there, contact Legal Dept.The four tables give the most commonly accepted dates or ranges of dates for the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, the Deuterocanonical books (included in Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox bibles, but not in the Hebrew and Protestant bibles) and the New Testament, including, where possible, hypotheses about their formation-history. Table II treats the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible books, grouped according to the divisions of the Hebrew Bible with occasional reference to scholarly divisions. Table IV gives the books of the New Testament, including the earliest preserved fragments for each.
The proposal that they made up a unified work was first advanced by Martin Noth in 1943, and has been widely accepted.
Noth proposed that the entire history was the creation of a single individual working in the exilic period (6th century BCE); since then there has been wide recognition that the history appeared in two "editions", the first in the reign of Judah's King Josiah (late 7th century), the second during the exile (6th century).
It’s also hard, excruciating, joyful, hurtful, and incredibly fulfilling — at least this is what married people tell me, and from watching them, I believe it.
I do not intend to defend a certain set of rules, or refute any.
I ask any skeptical person to give this site an impartial reading before dismissing the scientific creationist viewpoint.