General introduction to the study of Holy Scripture: the principles, methods, history, and results of its several departments and of the whole (Google eBook)

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1899 - Bible - 688 pages
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Contents

Principles of criticism 81 derived from General Criticism 81 from Historical
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The Rabbinical theories 252 the Baba Bathras statement 252 the Gemara
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Criticism of Holy Scripture 109 confronted by traditional theories 109
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Formation of the Old Testament Canon 118 The Ten Words 118 Deuter
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51 general terms do not decide 131 they
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The Canon of the Church 137 Decisions of Synods 137 two streams
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The Canon in the Reformation 140 Luther and the Reformers 142 Decision
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The Puritan Canon 149 The Westminster Confession 150 Cosin 151 Herle
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The Canon of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries 155 dogmatic reac
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Determination of the Canon 163 testimony of the Church 163 character
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The original text of the Hebrew Bible 169 primitive script 170 Aramaic
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The Massoretic text 180 vowel points and accents 181 work of the Massorites
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CHAPTER VIII
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Manuscripts of the Greek Bible 195 Majuscules and Minuscules
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Western text 200 Codex Bezse 200 recent discussions of Western text
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Aramaic Targums 210 Onkelos 211 Jonathan 211 others
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Other versions 216 German 216 French 217 Dutch 217 others
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Textual criticism in the seventeenth century 222 Cappellus Morinus
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The genealogical principle 231 text of Ben Asher 231 the Mishna Baraithoth
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CHAPTER XI
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Hellenistic and Christian theories 256 Josephus and Fhilo 256 Apocalypse
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Rise of the Higher Criticism 273 Spinoza and Simon 274 scholastic opposi
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CHAPTER XII
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The Historical Evidence 295 the Second Isaiah 295 date of the Apocalypse
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The evidence of citation 304 in the Psalter 304 in Jonahs Psalm 305
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The Integrity of Scripture 309 single writings 309 collections of writings
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Anonymous Holy Scripture 319 Histories 319 Wisdom Literature 320
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Poetry and Prose 328 Rhetorical Prose and Poetry
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Historical use of the Legend 335 early chapters of Genesis 335 legends
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The Book of Ruth an Idyll 342 scenery of the times of the Judges 343
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The Story of Jonah 345 sets forth a prophetic lesson 345 the miracles
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CHAPTER XVIII
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Rabbinical interpretation 429 legal or Halacha 430 illustrative or Haggada
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Interpretation of the Old Testament in the New Testament 436 Jesus use
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Interpretation of the Fathers and of the Schoolmen 447 Tertullian 447
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Interpretation of the Reformers and their successors 456 Erasmus and Tyn
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Compilations 326 Kings and Chronicles 326 Luke and Acts 326 Matthew
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Biblical interpretation of modern times 469 Ernesti 469 Semler 469
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Logical and rhetorical interpretation 476 laws of thought 476 logic of Bibli
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Practical interpretation 484 the Bible a book of life 484 Holy Spirit
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Study of Biblical History in the eighteenth century 490 conflict of supernatu
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The development hypothesis 498 F C Baur and Vatke 498 schools of Baur
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THE PRACTICE OF HISTORICAL CRITICISM
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Genuineness of historical material 519 illustrated in question of the historicity
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CHAPTER XXII
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Biblical History proper 538 the types of BiblicalHistory 538 the theophanic
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Sources of Biblical History 555 mythical sources 557 legendary sources 558
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The Historic Imagination
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The four types of theology 569 the mystic 570 the scholastic 570
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Development of Biblical Theology 578 Strauss 578 F C Baur 578 theory
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The Idea of Biblical Theology 592 limited to canonical writings 592 not
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Methods of Biblical Theology 601 the genetic method 601 the inductive
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The Bible and other sacred books 608 errors in sacred books 608 mistake
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Textual criticism and credibility 621 errors in best texts obtainable 621
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Historical Criticism and credibility 631 discrepancies 631 errors in sources
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Must God speak inerrant words to men? 637 argument from the Book
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Gradual development of morality 643 laws sufficient for the time 643
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CHAPTER XXVI
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The Grace of God in Holy Scripture 654 Scripture contains the Gospel of Sal
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The appropriation of the Grace of Holy Scripture 660 attention 661 faith
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oks Authors and Subjects
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