Higher Criticism

  • (noun): The scientific study of biblical writings to determine their origin and meaning.

Some articles on higher criticism, criticism, higher:

Journal Of Higher Criticism
... The Journal of Higher Criticism (JHC) was an academic journal presenting "articles dealing with historical, literary, and history-of-religion issues from the ... or worse yet, covert apologetics wearing the Esau-mask of criticism" and advocated a return to the "golden era of bold hypotheses and daring reconstructions associated with the great names of Baur and Tübingen" ...
Historical-critical Method - Controversy of Critical Methods - Views On Higher-criticism
... Higher criticism was recognized to varying extents, by Orthodox Jews and many traditional Christians, yet they often found that higher critics gave unsatisfactory or even heretical ... and naturalistic presuppositions of a large number of practitioners of higher criticism, which lead to conclusions that conservative scholars find unscientific ... the new scholarship in his encyclical Divino Afflante Spiritu "extual criticism.. ...
Contents of The Fundamentals (and Authors)
... Pierson History of the Higher Criticism - Dyson Hague A Personal Testimony - Howard A ... Kyle Fallacies of the Higher Criticism - Franklin Johnson Christ and Criticism - Robert Anderson Modern Philosophy - Philip Mauro Justification by Faith - H ... Mullins Christianity No Fable - Thomas Whitelaw My Personal Experience with the Higher Criticism - J ...
Fundamentalist–Modernist Controversy - William Jennings Bryan and The General Assembly of 1923 - Background: Darwinism and Christianity - William Jennings Bryan
... By 1905, Bryan had concluded that Darwinism and the modernism of Higher Criticism were allies in promoting liberalism within the church, thereby in his view ... Now that Bryan had linked Darwinism and Higher Criticism as the twin evils facing the Presbyterian Church, Harry Emerson Fosdick responded by defending Darwinism ...
Historical-critical Method - History of Higher Criticism
... The phrase "higher criticism" became popular in Europe from the mid-18th century to the early 20th century, to describe the work of such scholars as Jean Astruc (mid-18th ... In academic circles today, this is the body of work properly considered "higher criticism", though the phrase is sometimes applied to earlier or later work using similar ... Higher criticism originally referred to the work of German biblical scholars of the Tübingen School ...

Famous quotes containing the words criticism and/or higher:

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    Art, it seems to me, should simplify. That, indeed, is very nearly the whole of the higher artistic process; finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole—so that all that one has suppressed and cut away is there to the reader’s consciousness as much as if it were in type on the page.
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