Young rezetko linguistic dating review
We will then suggest a number of features which we believe are characteristic of archaic poetry.
The methodology underlying linguistic dating will not be discussed [End Page 387] here at length since it has already been elaborated in many places, such as Hurvitz’s 2006 article, a work not quoted in the book under review..
That is, Young and Rezetko opined that the usual methods and assumptions related to dating OT Hebrew texts would not produce correct results because of the nature of the mixing and combining of styles throughout the OT.
Indeed, no common ground for a potentially meaningful dialogue in this connection seems to be in sight at the moment. But referring to our work as “non-diachronic” reveals a deep misunderstanding of the whole point of it.