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Literary Criticism and the Bible
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[German Version]

I. Terminology – II. Procedure – III. Limitations

I. Terminology

In the context of historical studies (J.G. Droysen, Rüsen), literary criticism (Ger. Literarkritik) is associated with source criticism; it is therefore among the regulative disciplines of history: heuristics (discovering historical material through exploration of a particular question), criticism (ascertaining what was the case, and when and where), and interpre…

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Arneth, Martin, “Literary Criticism and the Bible”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_13072>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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