What's Next for Biblical Studies https://mosaicmagazine.com/response/history-ideas/2017/08/whats-next-for-biblical-studies/

Source criticism has failed, and a systemic bias pervades academic biblical studies. But computational linguistics promises to open up the Bible in new and reliable ways.

August 2, 2017 | Joshua Berman
About the author: Joshua Berman is professor of Bible at Bar-Ilan University and the author most recently of Ani Maamin: Biblical Criticism, Historical Truth, and the Thirteen Principles of Faith (Maggid).
This is a response to The Corruption of Biblical Studies, originally published in Mosaic in July 2017

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It’s been an honor to read and think about the responses to my essay, “The Corruption of Biblical Studies.” Jon Levenson, David Carr, Craig Bartholomew, and Benjamin Sommer are fellow scholars from whose insights I have greatly benefited over the years. With the aid of their comments I’ve come away understanding my own positions more thoroughly, and with deeper appreciation for the positions of those with whom I disagree. No one could wish for more.

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