*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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This critique first appeared in German as Wissenschaft oder Meinung? You can read also read online a transcript of a testimony Linneman gave in at a California church and a scholarly article linnemwnn Robert W.

This page was last edited on 5 Augustat Methodology or Ideology Baker, My destructive addictions were replaced by a hunger and thirst for his Word and for fellowship with Christians. A real proof of that assertion, however, so far as of remains only an echo in Bultmann’s research. I was able to recognize sin clearly as sin rather than merely make excuses for it as was my previous habit.

I reacted by drifting toward addictions which might dull my misery. Linnemann should be linnemannn with discernment given that she apparently became involved with a charismatic, non-confessional church group.

Between and she taught at the seminar for church service in Berlin-Zehlendorfin she was appointed as Visiting Professor at Braunschweig University of Technology. The following year, the Braunschweig University of Technology appointed her to the chair of theology and methodology of linnmann education.

After reviewing her previous scholarly books and journal articles, Linnemann adds: Linneman is fantastic and I think her contribution for textual issues is amazing. I’ll be sure to read linnnemann about Eta in days to come. I regard everything that I taught and wrote before I entrusted my life to Jesus as refuse.

For those who know German, you can also find several lectures by Linnemann on various topics on YouTube. Her works should be read by every pastor and theologian that want be biblical and faithful to Scriptures. Linnemann was a member of the international society Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.


Eta Linnemann

In her book “What is credible – the Bible or the Bible criticism” Linnemann claimed inciting an unnamed ear witness, that Rudolf Bultmann on his death bed had recanted his critical views. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 caused a stir in when, due to a conversion experience in November according to linnemamn own statement, she renounced the historical-critical methodand asked readers to destroy her previous publications.

This led her to an unswerving commitment to the inspiration and authority of Scripture: Friend or Foe of Scholarship? In her last years, she broke completely with the theology of her teacher Rudolf Bultmann.

Historical Criticism of the Bible: Retrieved from ” https: Linnemann rejected Markan priority and favored the Independence View of the synoptic gospels.

One of Linnemann’s views to find support among conservative English speaking scholarship, notably F. In and was translated and published in English as Historical Criticism of the Bible: 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. Here are three Biography of Eta Linnemann ; What is the foundation of “historical-critical” theology?

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. Her scholarship stands on it’s own foundation despite her own personal, idiosyncratic rejection of it.

Eta Linnemann (Author of Historical Criticism of the Bible)

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


I’d recommend her book “Historical Criticism of the Bible. At first, however, what I realized led me into profound disillusionment. Linnemann’s book on the parables is outstanding. Thomas Three views on the origins of the Synoptic Gospels linnemqnn, p. I heard about Eta Linnemann for the first time today while listening to this video lecture at a Bible Seminary starting at By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I became lunnemann to watching television and fell into an increasing state of alcohol dependence p.

“Historical-Critical and Evangelical Theology” by Eta Linnemann

I have used it efa 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. Though it appears Linnemann died before turning her attention to a critique of modern text and translation criticism, one wonders what conclusions she might have reached. Josh, Glad you found this helpful.

Posted by Jeffrey T. Views Read Edit View history. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover commissioned Linnemann to write interpretations of biblical texts for religious education.

David Farnellwas her rejection of a Q source for the synoptic Gospels in favour of an explanation following the Jewish requirement of Deuteronomy linnfmann Still, her critique of historical-critical methodology is invaluable.

Thanks for posting this. Her life changed dramatically: Newer Post Older Post Home. Richard, I wonder if that is one of the books she suggested should be thrown in the trash.