Twentieth-Century Old Testament Studies: A Quick Survey

Walter Brueggemann

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2000

Issue: The Twentieth Century (Vol. 20, No 1, Winter, 2000)

In the past hundred years, Old Testament scholarship has moved from the historical positivism of the late nineteenth century through the strong theological interpretations of mid-century and the literary or canonical concerns of the 1970s to the variety of methods given birth by the radical pluralism of century’s end. Great change has brought the field great vitality and energy.

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