Monday, February 13, 2017

The date of the Song of Deborah (Judges 5)

DR. SERGE FROLOV: Dating Deborah (
The Song of Deborah (Judges 5) is often seen as an ancient text, perhaps one of the oldest in the Tanach, but analysis of its language and contents suggests that it is a later Deuteronomistic composition.
This essay is based on the author's critical commentary on the Book of Judges and his peer-review article on this specific subject.