By Brevard S. Childs
This advent makes an attempt to provide a unique version for the self-discipline from that at present represented. It seeks to explain the shape and serve as of the Hebrew Bible in its function as sacred scripture for Israel. It argues the case that the biblical literature has now not been competently understood or interpreted simply because its function as spiritual literature has now not been thoroughly assessed
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C. Sund berg, The Old Testament ofthe Early Church, Cambridge, Mass. and London 1'11i4; ‘The “Old Testament”: A Christian Canon’, CBQ 30, I968, 143-55; 1'. N. Swanson, The Closing of the Collection of Holy Scriptures: A Study in the Hittury of the Canonization ofthe Old Testament, Diss. Vanderbilt University 1‘l7(1; H. B. Swete, ‘Order of the Books in Jewish Lists’, Introduction to the HM Testament in Creek, Cambridge 21914, reprinted New York 1968, 200. (1. M. Tucker, ‘Prophetic Superscriptions and the Growth ofa Canon’, 111 (Ianon and Authority, ed.
Ttt\t-_ evttttgt-lieal wing of Protestantism since Hengstenberg. n|n-t. tt itlt the notable exception ofthe old Princeton school (W'. ll téteen. Ii. Ii. Warlield. R. D. Wilson, G. tnn-ttt scholarship has been in seriotts decline for the last Ittttttllrtl \t-a|'s. ()nly very recently has this wing of the church 'tIt=t\\|| sigtts of new life. ttttl I-'t-ttillt-t. 'tmmnwtm't'. ts eotnplt-x atnl tietl to the larger issues of anti- 38 INTRODUCTION Semitism and jewish-Christian relations. It became increasingly clear that the rise of the historical critical study ofthe Old Testament, had, once and for all, broken the dependence of Christian scholars upon traditionaljewish learning.
Leipzig I775; I. L. '\'l/T 1, I953, 150-1; S. vrrt'lrun_,r_g des (farmn. -I THE PROBLEM or "rm-3. , Halle 1771-75; L. H. Silberman, ‘The Making of the Old Testa1nent Canon’, in C. M. 1nd London 1971; W. Robertson Smith, The Old Testament in the _/ewish (Jhurch, I881, London and New York 21892; H. L. ’ 9, 741-68; M. Stuart, Critical History and Defence of t/11' Old Testament Canon, Andover, Mass. 1845, London I849; A. C. Sund berg, The Old Testament ofthe Early Church, Cambridge, Mass. and London 1'11i4; ‘The “Old Testament”: A Christian Canon’, CBQ 30, I968, 143-55; 1'.