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James Barr and the Bible

critique of a new liberalism

by Paul Ronald Wells

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Published by Presbyterian and Reformed Pub. Co. in Phillipsburg, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barr, James, 1924-,
  • Bible -- Evidences, authority, etc. -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.,
  • Bible -- Inspiration -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.,
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Liberalism (Religion) -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJames Barr & the Bible.
    StatementPaul Ronald Wells.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS480 .W43 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 406 p. ;
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3101494M
    ISBN 100875525466
    LC Control Number82206948

    Read this book on Questia. Holy Scripture: Canon, Authority, Criticism by James Barr, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Holy Scripture: Canon, Authority, . Scope and Authority of the Bible () by James Barr, John BartonPages:

    James Barr in his book Fundamentalism defines this ludicrous biblical harmonization as follows: If two passages in the gospels describe in different terms what seems to be the same incident, they are harmonized in the conservative literature. James Barr Focusing on the Old Testament and the history of Israel, this book brings together aspects of controversy about the Bible at the end of the millennium. Author James Barr examines the nature of biblical narrative, asking whether the Bible expresses actual historical events or the ideological and religious aspirations of writers in.

    A friend of mine–currently writing his PhD dissertation while in a witness protection program for knowing me–recently passed on the following quotes from James Barr. Barr, who died in , was a world-renown Old Testament scholar, known for such linguistic classics as The Semantics of Biblical Language and Comparative Philology and the Text of the [ ]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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About the Author. James Barr is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, where he taught for ten years. His illustrious teaching career has also included professorships at Edinburgh University, Princeton Theological Seminary, Manchester University, and Oxford by: Published inthis was not James Barr's best book.

Barr certainly knew about the Bible and biblical theology in its post-war form, but this book is supposed to be about theological engagement with the Bible, and it suffers from the bad defect that Barr does not really know, or Cited by: The Scope and Authority of the Bible by James Barr and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The men of the Bible did not themselves have a Bible to be their supreme guide and authority.

This book discusses the way in which the canon of scripture was formed and the effects that it has. Holy Scripture - James Barr - Oxford University Press. James Barr has never been an uncontroversial writer, and this book, eirenic though its purpose was, has proved no exception.

It was widely noticed on its first appearance and led to a lively discussion, not least in evangelical circles. At the same time it was welcomed by reviewers as an important contribution to the nature of biblical criticism/5.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people James Barr and the Bible book find new books that are right for them.

The thesis of James Barr's magisterial study The Concept of Biblical The- ology is that "biblical theology is a contested concept" (Barr's emphasis).

One. JAMES BARR the British Association for Jewish Studies (). A festschrift entitled Language, Theology, and the Bible, edited by Samuel Balentine and John Barton and published at Oxford University Press, was presented to him in on his seventieth birthday.

Barr's reputation as one of the most influential biblical scholars and. James Barr examines and critiques fundamentalism and conservative evangelicalism. His focus in this book is mainly on Christian fundamentalism, but he does include a brief section on Jewish treatments of Scripture.

Here are some of my thoughts, based upon my reading of this book. : James Pate. Cover title: James Barr & the Bible Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--Free University of Amsterdam) Includes bibliographical references (pages )Pages: The Bible in the Modern World () by James Barr Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any : James 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations.

Greetings. Trials and Temptations. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, [] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you.

A major collection of James Barr's work, celebrating the influence of a key scholar in twentieth-century biblical studies and theology. Thematically organised for ease of study with a new introduction to each volume by John Barton.

Reference. James Barr, Oriel Professor of the interpretation of the Holy Scripture, Oxford University, England, in a letter to David C.C. Watson, 23 April Barr, consistent with his neo-orthodox views, does not believe Genesis, but he understood what the Hebrew so clearly taught.

It was only the perceived need to harmonise with the alleged age of the earth which led people to think. James Barr, Biblical Chronology: Legend Or Science. The Ethel M. Wood Lecture Delivered at the Senate House, University of London on 4 March London: University of London, Pbk.

ISBN: pp But there is also another way of looking at it. One might say that biblical chronology is a sort of myth or Size: KB. he problems which Professor Barr examines have been borne in upon him over the years as a teacher of Old Testament to theological students, but more recently by active participation in a variety of international and ecumenical colloquia where the Bible as a whole has been under discussion Pages: James Barr was one of the most formidable biblical scholars of the late twentieth century.

His prolific writings on text and philosophy, Bible and interpretation, as well as many other subjects, add to his formidable stature in scholarship, while his book Fundamentalism () /5.

Published inthis was not James Barr's best book. Barr certainly knew about the Bible and biblical theology in its post-war form, but this book is supposed to be about theological engagement with the Bible, and it suffers from the bad defect that Barr does not really know, or at least include, much actual theology/5(5).

James Barr FBA (20 March – 14 October ) was a Scottish Old Testament scholar. At the University of Oxford, he was the Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture from toand the Regius Professor of Hebrew from to   Barr, James.

The Concept of Biblical Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, pp. $ Introduction The late James Barr was the Distinguished Professor of Hebrew Bible Emeritus at Vanderbilt Divinity School. His professorships included time spent at Edinburgh University, Princeton Theological Seminary and Oxford University.

James Barr (–) was an Old Testament scholar noted for his contributions to the study of biblical languages. His book The Semantics of the Biblical Languages remains one of .Scriptures.

There are at least two principles Barr advances in his view of 1 James Barr, The Scope and Authority of the Bible, London: SCM,2 Ibid.

3 3James Barr, Holy Scripture: Canon, Authority, Criticism. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press,Read this book on Questia. Biblical Words for Time by James Barr, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Biblical Words for Time ().