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Theology essays 1. differences between canonical and biblical reading of the bible. a. Canonical Word of God Conforms to teaching of church No contradictions in books Getting guidance, inspiration Everything is profound and important Inspired word of God b. Critical Seeks meaning first Not defined by results but characterized by approach Treat bible as a piece of literature Open to inconsistencies in text Questions text- literary criticism Hermenutic of suspicion- asks what personal/ political interests might have shaped the text. Focuses on history to explain inconsistencies Look at rest of notes!!!! Read objectively Canonical reading would say how god is the creator of world. Humans are meant to rule over animals. Critical- people needed a way to explain how earth was created. People passed down stories orally, so they would explain it with what they already knew. Critical- written by 2
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