Saturday, April 20, 2013

Exegetes at Church

See this intriguing post by Tim Gombis (and my response in the comments section)
Exegetes at Church
By timgombis

A few recent conversations have sparked some thoughts about going to church as a critically-engaged exegete.
Biblical exegesis is all about critical analysis of the details of a text and critical scrutiny of other exegetes’ work.  Several times after intense and involved class discussions, someone has commented that it must be tough to go to church.  If you’re analyzing the nitty-gritty of a text so closely, emphasizing each feature as crucial, how do you put up with sloppy preaching?
Good question.
Here are a few scattered thoughts, in no particular order.
First, there’s, full post

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