... is part of historical exegesis . 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
i In this respect they compare not unfavourably even with most ancient histories ,
as will be seen from the appended table , which roughly gives some instances of
the relative distance between events and their record in the older Jewish and ...
Drawn up after at least one generation had passed away , and written in a world
rich with religious passion , speculation , and achievement , these writings give a
wider and deeper account of their subject than any that would have been ...
While characteristics and tendencies are betrayed in each , betrayed sometimes
without very much disguise , none of them gives any direct clue to the
individuality of the author ' s mind . When the Johannine authorship is accepted ,
the fourth ...
... and the third gospel to his companion and physician Luke . But whatever may
have been the extent of this retrospective interest , its surviving products are to be
viewed as authorities for the apostolic age ; they give evidence of a widespread ...
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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