Critics Corner: Church and Biblical Scholarship in Dialogue
Sage/Princeton Theological Seminary
The scholar attending to the objective distance between ancient text and the modern interpreter and the believer cherishing his or her subjective intimacy with the text are both grounding their approaches in the reality of the text itself, for the text is both ancient artifict and religious classic.
Schneiders, Sandra Marie “Church and Biblical Scholarship in Dialogue.” Theology Today 42 (October 1985): 353-58. Reprinted as “The Church and Biblical Scholarship in Dialogue.” Circuit Rider 18 (September 1994): 5-8.