Academics and the Conveyance of the Gospel

As I am currently working on Bruce Metzger’s Canon of the New Testament I am impressed to write on what I see as some of the common misunderstandings of the academic approach to religious literature and to the Christian Canon specifically. Certainly, the attention to detail and depth of the academic work is always there, but much of the functioning of the Church seems to be missing when performing analyses.

Metzger insists on discussing the [...]

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