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Historical Criticism of the Bible : Methodology or Ideology? Reflections of a Bultmannian Turned Evangelical - Eta Linnemann

Historical Criticism of the Bible

Methodology or Ideology? Reflections of a Bultmannian Turned Evangelical

Paperback Published: 6th November 2001
ISBN: 9780825430954
Number Of Pages: 169

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In "Historical Criticism of the Bible" Eta Linnemann tells how modern Bible scholarship has drifted far from the truth, and why its assumptions are nonetheless so influential and thereby inherently dangerous. In part 1 she analyzes the ideas that have shaped Western thought through four centuries, explaining how secular humanism, the Enlightenment, and German idealism have influenced Western universities in general and biblical scholarship in particular. In part 2 she argues that historical criticism constitutes an ideological system rather than the objective scientific method scholars say they observe--exposing the presuppositions and dangers of the historical-critical system.

"Every leader and participant in our educational system owes it to themselves and to the public to face the issues starkly laid out in this volume. The intellect is in severe trouble today, and Eta Linnemann shows clearly why. Her analysis sets the agenda for responsible Christian intellectuals and ministers in our day." --Dallas Willard, University of Southern California. "

She offers important insights and challenges to all who, within the academic enterprise, seek to be faithful interpreters of the Scriptures as the Word of God." --E. Earle Ellis, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Translator's Introductionp. 7
Prefacep. 15
Author's Introductionp. 17
Christianity and the Modern University
The Anti-Christian Roots of the Universityp. 23
Pertinent Questions Concerning the Universityp. 37
Ancient Israel and the Modern Westp. 44
Christian Education at the University Levelp. 49
General Studies for Christian Studentsp. 59
The Dependability of Thoughtp. 64
The Bible and Modern Manp. 72
God's Word and Historical-Critical Theology
The Study of Historical-Critical Theologyp. 83
The Faith of Theology and the Theology of Faithp. 104
The Mentality of Historical-Critical Theologyp. 114
Counsel False and Truep. 124
Historical-Critical Theology and Evangelical Theologyp. 130
The Word of Godp. 142
Subject Indexp. 161
Scripture Indexp. 169
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ISBN: 9780825430954
ISBN-10: 082543095X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 169
Published: 6th November 2001
Publisher: Kregel Publications,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.21

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