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Historical Critical Method of Scriptural Analysis

The five areas to keep in mind when reading Scripture

Sister Brittany Harrison

on 10 October 2012

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Transcript of Historical Critical Method of Scriptural Analysis

Historical Critical Method of Scripture Interpetation/
Reading Literary Form Criticism Historical Criticism Textual Criticism how to intelligently
read the Bible Practice Passages Uncovers the historical situation of the world
of the writer or editor (Sitz im Leben). compare/constrast various manuscripts
to find most authentic wording. Identifies the style and function of the writing
within the world of the writer. Source Criticism Identifies other writings outside of the writer's culture
that may have influenced them. Redaction Criticism Analyzes the role and style of the editor who compiled the work. when was it written? where was it written? what were the major social issues? what was the writer's cultural world-view? how did history influence the story? which is the earliest surviving manuscript? which reading matches most of the available manuscripts? What is the most likely version of the original text? what is the overall view or message? what symbols or wording did the editor like to use? what did the editor intend to teach us? what literary form did the writer use?
Poem? Historical Story? Prophecy? Letter? did the writer use metaphor? allegory? conversation? a pun? a parable? an exaggeration? how did that style of writing function within the writer's culture? did the writer build on an existing myth, story, or other literature? do the beliefs about God or justice differ from those of the writer's culture? Genesis 1:1-5 Psalm 110 Jeremiah 31:1-6
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