Definition of historical criticism. Meaning of historical criticism. Synonyms of historical criticism

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Definition of historical criticism

historical criticism
Higher criticism High"er crit"i*cism Criticism which includes the study of the contents, literary character, date, authorship, etc., of any writing; as, the higher criticism of the Pentateuch. Called also historical criticism. The comparison of the Hebrew and Greek texts . . . introduces us to a series of questions affecting the composition, the editing, and the collection of the sacred books. This class of questions forms the special subject of the branch of critical science which is usually distinguished from the verbal criticism of the text by the name of higher, or historical, criticism. --W. Robertson Smith.

Meaning of historical criticism from wikipedia

- Historical criticism, also known as the historical-critical method or higher criticism, is a branch of criticism that investigates the origins of ancient...
- Historian Michael Grant ****erts that if conventional standards of historical textual criticism are applied to the New Testament, "we can no more reject Jesus'...
- Biblical criticism is the use of critical analysis to understand and explain the Bible. During the eighteenth century, when it began as historical-biblical...
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- of criticism is called a criticism or critique. Criticism is an evaluative or corrective exercise that can occur in any area of human life. Criticism can...
- includes general criticism about a lack of internal consistency, criticism related to historical materialism, that it is a type of historical determinism,...
- four essays are titled "Historical Criticism: A Theory of Modes", "Ethical Criticism: a Theory of Symbols", "Archetypal Criticism: A Theory of Myths", and...
- Criticism of Muhammad has existed since the 7th century AD, when Muhammad was decried by his non-Muslim Arab contemporaries for preaching monotheism,...
- interpretation of these events. Historians s**** knowledge of the past using historical sources such as written do****ents, oral accounts, art and material artifacts...
- Protestant exegetes who reject the historical-critical method to various degrees (from the complete rejection of historical criticism of some fundamentalist Protestants...