• Paul Michael Kurtz deposited A Historical, Critical Retrospective on Historical Criticism in the group Group logo of Religious StudiesReligious Studies on Humanities Commons 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    This chapter examines how historical and critical modalities of reading sacred scripture became central to modern biblical studies. It examines what “criticism” was, whence it came, what it did, and which critiques it sustained, before considering its prospects for future historical and literary analysis of the Bible.