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The history of the higher criticism of the New Testament being the history of the process whereby the Word of God has won the right to be understood by Henry Sylvester Nash

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Published by Macmillan, Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Henry S. Nash.
SeriesNew Testament handbooks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2350 .N3 1900
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6775230M
LC Control Number00005249
OCLC/WorldCa2561997

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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The History of the Higher Criticism of the New The History of the Higher Criticism of the New Testament: Being the History of the Process Whereby the Word of God Has Won the Right to Be Understood. The history of the higher criticism of the New Testament; being the history of the process whereby the Word of God has won the right to be understood by Nash, Henry Sylvester, The History of the Higher Criticism. 89 Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scripture. It is a work that is simply massive in its scholarship, and invaluable in its vast reach of information for the study of the Holy Scriptures. But Home’s Introduction is too large a work. Higher Criticism is in contrast to Lower Criticism which is the examination of the physical texts, their origin, the reliability, and the transmission. An example of higher criticism is the Documentary Hypothesis which is an attempt to explain the origin of the first five books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. The documentary hypothesis proposes four main authors to the .

The name "the higher criticism" was coined by Eichhorn, who lived from to THE HIGHER CRITICISM OF THE PENTATEUCH WILLIAM HENRY GREEN, D.D., LL.D. PROFESSOR OF ORIENTAL AND OLD TESTAMENT LITERATURE IN PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY edition published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Please report any errors to Ted Hildebrandt at: [email protected] Size: KB. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The critical study of biblical literature: exegesis and hermeneutics: Exegesis, or critical interpretation, and hermeneutics, or the science of interpretive principles, of the Bible have been used by both Jews and Christians throughout their histories for various purposes. The most common purpose has been discovering the truths and values of the Old. The name higher criticism was first employed by the German Biblical scholar Eichhorn, in the second edition of his "Einleitung", appearing in

Narrative criticism began being used to study the New Testament in the s: 6 and a decade later, study also included the Old Testament. However, the first time a published approach was labeled narrative criticism was in , in the article "Narrative Criticism and the Gospel of Mark," written by Bible scholar David Rhoads. The history of the higher criticism of the New Testament; being the history of the process whereby the world of God has won the right to be understood, Author: Henry S Nash. But the use of the critical faculty in assessing evidence is not only desirable, but indispensable. Criticism covers two fields; lower criticism, which deals with matters affecting the transmission of the text, and higher criticism, which investigates origins, authorship, purpose, and the general character of the Biblical books. 2. Textual. A History of theHigher Criticism. Robert C. Newman. In order to fully understand the present view of thestructure and formation of the Old Testament (particularly the first fivebooks), it is worthwhile to study the history of such theories.