Articles by William, Albright F.
Periodical stocktaking is a necessity in all progressive fields. The more recent the development of any scientific or scholarly field of investigation, the more necessary does such stocktaking become.
In 1895 and 1896 W. H. Rosters and C. C. Torrey began their onslaughts on postexilic history, followed by S. A. Cook and others. Torrey started by denying the authenticity of the Ezra Memoirs and went on to reject that of the Book of Ezekiel and finally that of the Book of Jeremiah.