On the other hand, the latest school of Biblical criticism asserts that the books and legislation attributed to
Moses are really the product of an age subsequent to that of the prophets. Yet to this Moses, looming vague
and dim, of whom they can tell us almost nothing, they, too, attribute the beginning of that growth which
flowered centuries after in the humanities of Jewish law, and again, higher still and fairer, gleamed forth in
that star of spiritual light which rested over the stable of Bethlehem, in Judea.
But whether wont to look on Moses in this way or in that, it may be...