Jeremiah has to lament that there are as many altars as towns in Judah.
More Quotes from Julius Wellhausen:Until the building of Solomon's temple the unity of worship according to it had, properly speaking, never had any existence; and, moreover, it is easy to read between the lines that even after that date it was more a pious wish than a practical demand.
A judgment pronounced in accordance with the facts can therefore assign to it an historical place only within that movement of reformation which was brought to a victorious issue by King Josiah.
Moses only lays down the law for its execution he makes no provision as regards his own time, nor does he demand it for the immediate future.
It appears a bold thing to say so when one sees how much many a modern author who knows how to make a skilful use of the Book of Chronicles has to tell about the tabernacle.
The Priestly Code preponderates over the rest of the legislation in force, as well as in bulk; in all matters of primary importance it is the normal and final authority.
To my thinking, this: - that the Priestly Code rests upon the result which is only the aim of Deuteronomy.
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