Search for: People by name | People by keyword | Companies and brands Français    English    Español


WebMii Advanced search
 
2.4
     Karl Graf WebMii iPhone app
is on the App Store
iPhone
WebMii Score      Information found in   in 1 second.

1 Wikipedia Article    Statistics   
 

 Article (powered by Wikipedia)

Karl Heinrich Graf (February 28, 1815 – July 16, 1869) was a German Old Testament scholar and orientalist. He was born at Mülhausen in Alsace and died in Meissen in Saxony.He studied Biblical exegesis and oriental languages at the University of Strassburg under Édouard Reuss, and, after holding various teaching posts, was made instructor in French and Hebrew at the Landesschule of Meissen, receiving in 1852 the title of professor.Graf was one of the chief founders of Old Testament criticism. In his principal work, Die geschichtlichen Bücher des Alten Testaments (1866) he sought to show that the priestly legislation of Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers is of later origin than the book of Deuteronomy. He still, however, held the accepted view, that the Elohistic narratives formed part of the Grundschrift and therefore belonged to the oldest portions of the Pentateuch.The reasons urged against the contention that the priestly legislation and the Elohistic narratives were separated by a space of 500 years were so strong as to induce Graf in an essay, Die sogenannte Grundschrift des Pentateuchs, published shortly before his death, to regard the whole Grundschrift as post-exilic and as the latest portion of the Pentateuch. The idea had already been expressed by Reuss, but since Graf was the first to introduce it into Germany, the theory, as developed by Julius Wellhausen, has been called the Graf–Wellhausen hypothesis.Graf also wrote, a study of Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (Strassburg, 1842), Der Segen Moses Deut. 33 (1857) and Der Prophet Jeremia erklärt (1862). See T. K. Cheyne, Founders of Old Testament Criticism (1893); and Otto Pfleiderer's book translated into English by J. F. Smith as Development of Theology (1890).Notes^ English translation of the title: The so-called "Grundschrift" of the Pentateuch, Grundschrift being the basic source.Further reading This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. Authority controlWorldCatVIAF: 34566840LCCN: no2008054077ISNI: 0000 0001 1522 9076GND: 116815140BNF: cb125226225 (data)

Wikipedia article


 WebMii Score Statistics

Karl Graf has a WebMii Score of 2.370: higher than 51% of people
and a world rank of: 3,278,755,111


Display detailed statistics


Additional search

 Recherche sur FriendFeed
 



Top 5 WebMii Score

Jacy Andrews | 5.6
Michael Bishop | 5.6
Jean-Pierre Dubois | 5.6
Zola Budd | 5.6
Jean-Paul Poirier | 5.6




Embed your WebMii Score into your website.
Get the code   Preview

 

 

WebMii International - WebMii Argentina - WebMii Belgium - WebMii France - WebMii Mexico - WebMii Spain - WebMii Switzerland - WebMii United Kingdom - WebMii USA

All information about Karl Graf: email, job, blogs, telephone, address, social networks, websites and WebMii Score.