Read Timothy Beal’s outstanding article in The Chronicle Review here.
While I think Beal fails to account for the messianic thrust in Scripture, he demolishes the post-Enlightenment fundamentalist view of the canon — which needs to be demolished so Christians can have intelligent conversations about the Bible.
- The Bible Is Dead; Long Live the Bible (3quarksdaily.com)
- Books: “The Rise and Fall of the Bible” (charlespaolino.wordpress.com)
- Believe it or not — still read the Bible (religion.blogs.cnn.com)
- What is the Real Bible? (unreasonablefaith.com)