In the introduction Barton notes five possible models (or meanings) of biblical criticism which he much prefers over the now (often) common substitute "historical-critical method." Too many, he notes, "continue to ignore the fact that the relation between their own religious commitments and their scholarly subject matter is wont to generate every imaginable conflict of intellectual interest" (p. 170).
The Nature of Biblical Criticism Walter M Dunnett Anglican Theological Review; Winter 2010; 92, 1; Docstoc pg. 215 Reproduced with permission of the copyrig
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