THE FORM AND STRUCTURE OF THE COVENANTAL FORMULATIONS BY JAMES MUILENBURG New York In no area of biblical study has the application of the critical metho- dologies employed in recent decades proved more fruitful than in our investigations of the Deuteronomic literature. Thanks to the criticism of literary types and to the analysis of the history of tradi- tions we have come to a truer estimate of the range and character of this literature and of the creative forces which went to its making. It has become increasingly clear that behind the promulgation of the Deuteronomic Code of 621 B.C. lies a long history of literary and cultic activity and that this history extends through the rest of the Old Testament, notably in the great prophetic corpuses of Jeremiah and Ezekiel, the hymns and liturgies of the Psalter, and the work of the Chronicler, and beyond these into the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament. It should be possible now to trace the course of this development from its beginnings to its culmination in the Qum- ran texts and early Christian literature with some degree of clarity and to discern the contexts in which they most characteristically
Vetus Testamentum – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1959
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