May the Lord make his face shine upon you.
The text focuses on priesthood, laws and rituals. I would think that they should have been picked up by now.
There just does not appear to be that kind of thing. So why did they write this stuff from that period of time in Hebrew? In addition, he has written a number of other titles for both popular and scholarly audiences. In my second Bible post, I noted that God seemed to change his mind about how many animals Noah should be taking with him, and that the Noah story was confusingly achronological.
Well, Selah! It does, again, repeatedly. Jerusalem was taken by David in 1000, so you would think that by the 600s and certainly by the 400s somebody would have remembered to put Jerusalem in the text as a good place to go to worship, right?
In J and E, people sacrifice things to God all over the place. That reverses the whole thing.
But we have dwelt in tents, and have obeyed, and done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us…. Now, there are two things here. The priestly, liturgical, legal things.5. Hebrew Bible Yale- Wellhausen's Documentary Hypothesis
But in the past 200 years scholars have applied a level or type of critical analysis to the Bible that previous generations of scholars have not. Make love, not war.
Why does the temple receive no consideration? They delete two of the five parts. John Ankerberg: The theory itself, as now practiced almost in detail, was in place by 1878.