"With the essays of Morgan and Lincoln we have a contrast of two styles, even attitudes. One is trying to be critical in the sense of asking questions about what were the probable factors at work in the expression of a witness that came to be known as the New Testament. Lincoln seems more interested to run the autopsy just to make sure the patient is dead."Too bad for Lincoln.
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Two Approaches to Criticism
From Mark Elliott's review of Andrew T. Lincoln and Angus Paddison, eds., Christology and Scripture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (London: T&T Clark, 2007):