The Historical New Testament: Being the Literature of the New Testament Arranged in the Order of Its Literary Growth and According to the Dates of the Documents
T. & T. Clark, 1901 - 724 páginas
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PAOK Preface to the Fiest Edition □ , xiii Preface to the Second Edition ..... xxv
Principal Abbreviations employed ..... xxxiii Addenda ........ xxxvii Prolegomena —
The idea of the present edition ..... 3 The " historical " method : its double bearing .
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION Apart from the translation, the main feature of
originality within these pages consists of the leading idea which dominates the
volume, and of the way in which this idea has been executed. The critical ...
It deals primarily with the literary sources and historical setting of the NT as a
religious growth, and although the basal ideas and conceptions of the faith
inevitably enter the discussion here and there, my volume is not in any sense an
Traditional ideas may require restatement, modification, or expansion. Certain
arguments may have to be reset. But through all this providential movement
required of criticism, one thing persists — the witness of Scripture to faith ; the fact
Criticism is the effort of exegesis to be historical. The effort can never be more
than partially successful. But though there may be many failures, the idea of
historical exegesis is valuable, because it gives us the right idea of Scripture,
which is ...
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Can the whole be less than the sum of its parts? Both the virtues and the defects of James Moffatt's translation of the Bible are well-known: It is clear, forceful, and fluid. But it is also rather ... Leer comentario completo