The Pentateuch

We’re exploring the five books of Moses through historical background, diachronic and synchronic studies, and theological interpretation, with particular attention given to integrating these methods toward a better understanding of the Pentateuch itself or the role of the Pentateuch in Biblical Theology. This year we finish a two-year series on the dating of Pentateuchal sources by focusing on the absolute dating of D. For more information, contact Todd Patterson ( or Michael Cox (

Room TBD

  • Todd Patterson, Matej Bel University, Introduction (5 min)
  • Michael Cox, LCC International University, Introduction
  • Bill T. Arnold, Asbury Theological Seminary
    Deuteronomy as the Ipsissima Vox of Moses: An Update (35 min)
  • Sandra Richter, Westmont College, Respondent (10 min)
  • Kaz Hayashi, Baylor University
    The Shape of Deuteronomy in Chronicles: An Evaluation of Deuteronomy’s terminus ante quem (35 min)
  • Benjamin Giffone, LCC Internation, Respondent (10 min)
  • Discussion (25 min)