General Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture: The Principles, Methods, History, and Results of Its Several Departments and of the Whole

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1899 - Bible - 688 pages
 

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Contents

Principles of criticism 81 derived from General Criticism 81 from Historical
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Criticism of Holy Scripture 109 confronted by traditional theories 109
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Formation of the Old Testament Canon 118 The Ten Words 118 Deuter
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Canon of Jesus and His Apostles 131 general terms do not decide 131 they
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The Canon of the Church 137 Decisions of Synods 137 two streams
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The Canon in the Reformation 140 Luther and the Reformers 142 Decision
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The Puritan Canon 149 The Westminster Confession 150 Cosin 151 Herle
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Modern American theory of the Canon 158 the Princeton School 159 Canon
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Determination of the Canon 163 testimony of the Church 163 character
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The original text of the Hebrew Bible 169 primitive script 170 Aramaic
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The legendary hypothesis 497 Renan 497 failure of the legendary hypothe
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Hebrew Manuscripts 183 Palestinian 183 Babylonian 185 Samaritan Codex
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The Greek New Testament 190 at first separate writings on rolls 190
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The Egyptian text 197 Alexandrian Codex 197 Codex Ephraem
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Later Syrian text 205 characteristic conflation
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Aramaic Targums 210 Onkelos 211 Jonathan 211 others
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Other versions 216 German 216 French 217 Dutch 217 others
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Textual criticism in the seventeenth century 222 Cappellus Morinus
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The genealogical principle 231 text of Ben Asher 231 the Mishna Baraithoth
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CHAPTER XI
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Hellenistic and Christian theories 256 Josephus and Philo 256 Apocalypse
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Rise of the Higher Criticism 273 Spinoza and Simon 274 scholastic opposi
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CHAPTER XII
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The Historical Evidence 295 the Second Isaiah 295 date of the Apocalypse
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The evidence of citation 304 in the Psalter 304 in Jonahs Psalm 305
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The Integrity of Scripture 309 single writings 309 collections of writings
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Anonymous Holy Scripture 319 Histories 319 Wisdom Literature 320
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BIBLICAL PROSE LITERATURE
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Historical use of the Legend 335 early chapters of Genesis 335 legends
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The Book of Ruth an Idyll 342 scenery of the times of the Judges 343
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The Historic Imagination 564
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The strophe 398 of two lines 400 of three lines 401 of four lines 401
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Composite poetry 418 dramatic poetry 419 Psalm xxiv 419 Hosea xiv 419
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CHAPTER XVIII
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Rabbinical interpretation 429 legal or Halacha 430 illustrative or Haggada
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Interpretation of the Old Testament in the New Testament 436 Jesus use
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Interpretation of the Fathers and of the Schoolmen 447 Tertullian 447
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Interpretation of the Reformers and their successors 456 Erasmus and Tyn
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Kings and Chronicles 326 Luke and Acts 326 Matthew
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CHAPTER XIX
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The literature of interpretation 481 magnitude of the literature 481 consent
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Study of Biblical History in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries 489 Har
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The development hypothesis 498 F C Baur and Vatke 498 schools of Baur
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CHAPTER XXI
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Reliability of historical material 529 illustrated by the story of the Deluge
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The History of Israel 535 part of Universal History 535 other nations guided
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Biblical History proper 538 the types of Biblical History 538 the theophanic
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The four types of theology 569 the mystic 570 the scholastic 570
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Development of Biblical Theology 578 Strauss 578 F C Baur 578 theory
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The Idea of Biblical Theology 592 limited to canonical writings 592 not
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Methods of Biblical Theology 601 the genetic method 601 the inductive
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The Bible and other sacred books 608 errors in sacred books 608 mistake
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Textual criticism and credibility 621 errors in best texts obtainable 621
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Historical Criticism and credibility 631 discrepancies 631 errors in sources
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Must God speak inerrant words to men ? 637 argument from the Book
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Gradualness of Biblical doctrine 646 doctrine of God 646 vindictiveness 646
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Redemption by the grace of God 651 the principles of the Reformation in their
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The Grace of God in Holy Scripture 654 Scripture contains the Gospel of Sal
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The appropriation of the Grace of Holy Scripture 660 attention 661 faith
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Books Authors and Subjects
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Page 405 - Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungered, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? when saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked and clothed thee? or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
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Page 653 - HOLY Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an Article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
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Page 441 - These are my words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, how that all things must needs be fulfilled, which are written in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the psalms, concerning me.
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Page 90 - And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out : it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire ; where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Page 404 - Every one therefore which heareth these words of mine, and doeth them, shall be likened unto a wise man, which built his house upon the rock: and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon the rock.

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