Currently enjoying the course “Jews and Christians Reading the Bible” at ACU. However, a simple thought after today’s experience:
1) Always apply an attitude of critical questioning to any “historical-critical” reading of Scripture;
2) Always remember that every “historical-critical” reading of Scripture has an historical context all of its own.
IOW, the name says it all: when “historical criticism” questions the text, apply “historical criticism” to the reading.