The errors of the higher criticism of which I shall write pertain to its very substance. Those of a secondary character the limits of my space forbid me to consider. My discussion might be greatly expanded by additional masses of illustrative material, and hence I close this article with a few book books that I... Continue Reading →
What is the meaning of Higher Criticism? Why is it called higher? Higher than what? At the outset, it must be explained that the word “Higher” is an academic term, used in this connection in a purely special or technical sense. It is not used in the popular sense of the word at all and... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 1:1-2a Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 1 Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in many ways, 2 in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son … Introduction As our coverage of the various forms of Biblical Criticism in this book has been showing, scholars seek... Continue Reading →
How Heterodoxy Becomes Orthodox Through Psychological Operations, i.e. how heresy infiltrates God’s People Introduction What is the true nature of the historical-critical method of liberal biblical scholars that has been so whole-heartedly adopted by critical, evangelical scholars? How can one place its true nature on a practical level of understanding for the average reader of... Continue Reading →
2 Peter 1:16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. Introduction The historical-critical methods of form and tradition criticism are the natural end-products of the radical historical... Continue Reading →
This article seeks to firmly establish and defend a conservative approach to biblical exegesis while meticulously exposing and critiquing the fallacies and biases prevalent in modern biblical criticism. The central thesis posits that liberal-moderate biblical criticism, incorporating literary criticism, rhetorical criticism, narrative criticism, form criticism, tradition criticism, redaction criticism, structuralism, poststructuralism, canonical criticism, and historical criticism, are fundamentally flawed and speculative.
Warning Excursion “AS THE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARIES GO, SO GOES THE CHURCH”—J. Gresham Machen—The Christian Faith in the Modern World, p. 65 First, let's take a few paragraphs to offer the reader an overview of how dangerous Higher Criticism (Biblical Criticism). Such Bible scholars as Robert L. Thomas, Norman L. Geisler, Gleason L. Archer, F. David... Continue Reading →