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Deuteronomistic History and Purpose | CHRISTWICK
Deuteronomistic History The discovery of the “book of law” by Hilkiah the priest in the Jerusalem temple in 622 BCE resulted in the social and religious reforms by King Josiah (2 Kings 22:8-23:25). These reforms were interrupted by the premature death of the king Josiah in the battle at Megiddo pass with the army of …