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Bibil Identifier bibil:221722
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Afrikaans, Long) Echt gebeurd? Verhalen of feiten? Over historische en literaire bijbelkritiek en de zeggenschap van de bijbel
Author Vroom, H.M.
Journal Verbum et Ecclesia (Volume: 28, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2007
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2007
Language Afrikaans
Pages 345-371 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A serious objection against Christian faith is that the Bible is not trustworthy because the history it relates does not correspond to the facts of history. In theology this problem is “solved” by some biblical scholars by an acceptance of the research methods that are used for all literature alike while others accept the historical critique by understanding the biblical history as a faithful but a-historical revelation. Fundamentalists reject the historical-critical objections and stress the inerrancy of Scripture. In this contribution these three “answers” are rejected: biblical studies shall take the (real) facts serious indeed (pace inerrancy), nor jump into an a-historical revelatory history next to historical criticism (pace strong Barthian views in the “Amsterdam School”), but neither read religious scriptures all in the same way “as all literature” — but apply academic methods as is appropriate for the Hebrew and Greek Bible.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Authority of Scripture / Inspiration
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