The Bible in Modern Culture: Baruch Spinoza to Brevard Childs
Historical-critical method in biblical scholarship has been a Pandora's box for the intellectual life of the church. No achievement of modern scholarship has been more effective in understanding the Bible, yet it has also seriously challenged a church trying to preserve the integrity of its cherished theological traditions. In this critically acclaimed book Roy Harrisville and Walter Sundberg trace the development and drama of historical-critical method by surveying the major figures who created and employed it -- from Baruch Spinoza in the seventeenth century to present-day interpreters. This expanded second edition of "The Bible in Modern Culture includes three new chapters detailing the work of Adolf Schlatter, Paul Ricoeur, and Brevard Childs.
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Review: The Bible in Modern Culture: Baruch Spinoza to Brevard ChildsUser Review - viktor palenyy - Goodreads
a great situating of key thinkers within their given intellectual milieu Read full review
Review: The Bible in Modern Culture: Baruch Spinoza to Brevard ChildsUser Review - Drew Mcginley - Goodreads
Good book if you are wanting to survey the various ways the Bible has been viewed by academia in the last few centuries. Read full review