*FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Historical Criticism of the Bible Eta Linnemann tells how modern Bible scholarship has drifted far from the truth. In this first English language edition, author Eta Linnemann challenges the root assumption of this theology, its claim to be “scientific.” To the contrary, she finds. Linnemann, Eta () “Historical-Critical and Evangelical Theology,” Journal of the Adventist Theological Society: Vol. 5: Iss. 2, Article 3. Available at.

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Josh, Glad you found this helpful. For those who know German, you can also find several lectures by Linnemann on various topics on YouTube. In her last years, she broke completely with the theology of her teacher Rudolf Bultmann. This page was last edited on 5 Augustat I’d recommend her book etz Criticism of the Bible.

I regard everything oinnemann I taught and wrote before I entrusted my life to Jesus as refuse.

Eta Linnemann – Wikipedia

I’ll be sure to read more about Eta in days to come. David Farnellwas her rejection of a Q source for the synoptic Gospels in favour of an explanation following the Jewish requirement of Deuteronomy In and was translated and published in English as Historical Criticism of the Bible: Posted by Jeffrey T. Linnemann was a member of the international society Linnemaann Novi Testamenti Societas.

In the Introduction to the critique, Linnemann reviews some of her testimony, including how she began to be disillusioned by the historical-critical method and its skeptical approach to Scripture and faith.

Richard, I wonder if that is one of the books she suggested should be thrown in the trash. A real proof of that assertion, however, so far as of remains only an echo in Bultmann’s research. In her book “What is credible – the Bible or the Bible criticism” Linnemann claimed inciting era unnamed ear witness, that Rudolf Bultmann on his death bed had recanted his critical views. Her scholarship stands on it’s own foundation despite her own personal, idiosyncratic rejection of it.


Eta Linnemann

Historical Criticism of the Bible: Though it appears Linnemann died before turning her attention to a critique linnemamn modern text and translation criticism, one wonders what conclusions she might have reached.

Linnemann caused a stir in when, due to a conversion experience in November according to her own statement, she renounced the historical-critical methodand asked readers to destroy her previous publications. Friend or Foe of Scholarship? The following year, the Braunschweig University of Technology appointed her to the chair of theology and methodology of religious education.

One of my pet projects this year has been reviewing and studying the rise of the historical-critical method in Biblical studies in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Linnemann should be read with discernment given that she apparently became involved with a charismatic, non-confessional church group. Between eya she taught at the seminar for church service in Berlin-Zehlendorfin she was appointed as Visiting Professor at Braunschweig University of Technology. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover commissioned Linnemann to write interpretations of biblical texts for religious education.

Her works should be read by every pastor and theologian that want be biblical and faithful to Scriptures. Thomas Three views on the origins of the Synoptic Gospelsp.

Along these lines, I have long been intrigued by the testimony of German New Testament scholar Eta Linnemann who was trained in higher criticism, studying with top scholars like Rudolph Bultmann, but later rejected it after experiencing an evangelical conversion. My destructive addictions were replaced by a hunger and thirst for his Word and for fellowship with Christians.

“Historical-Critical and Evangelical Theology” by Eta Linnemann

I heard about Eta Linnemann for the first time today while listening to this video lecture at a Bible Seminary starting at After reviewing her previous scholarly books and journal articles, Linnemann adds: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I became enslaved to watching television and fell into an increasing state of alcohol dependence ,innemann.


One of Linnemann’s views to find support among conservative English speaking scholarship, notably F.

I reacted by drifting toward addictions which might dull my misery. I was able to recognize sin clearly as sin rather than merely linemann excuses for it as was my previous habit. Linneman is fantastic and I think her contribution for textual issues is amazing. Linnemann’s book on the parables is outstanding.

This interests me as I have studied much of the history of German Higher criticism and am astounded and even over joyed that someone could come out of that fold and become a true believer.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Methodology or Ideology Baker, I have used it fir 40 years and went to it yesterday for insight into the parable of the feast Matt 22, Luke 14 which was the USCCB daily gospel reading. Views Read Edit View history. Later, she faced a dilemma: At first, however, what I realized led me into profound disillusionment. Still, her critique of historical-critical methodology is invaluable. Thanks for posting this.

Retrieved from ” https: This critique first appeared in German as Wissenschaft oder Meinung?

Linnemann rejected Markan priority and favored the Independence View of the synoptic gospels. You can read also read online lknnemann transcript of a testimony Linneman gave in at a California church and a scholarly article by Robert W.