Was Melchizedek a real historical person, like Noah’s son Shem? Was he an angel, or some superhuman being? Was he an appearance of Christ prior to his coming to earth as the Son of God?
Moses, in penning Genesis, presents the account as being historically true. However, the scholarship that has produced what is known as the Documentary Hypothesis, biblical criticism, says not only did Moses not even pen any of the first five books of the Bible, but that this account was written hundreds of years after him, and... Continue Reading →