The analysis and study of the sources used by biblical authors.
More example sentences
- Using the techniques of source criticism and form criticism, historical-critical scholarship analyzed biblical pericopes and looked through them to reconstruct the history of the traditions that lay behind the canonical documents.
- Since the nineteenth century, biblical criticism has been dominated by source criticism, and the Book of Leviticus is no exception.
- I learned about Pentateuchal source criticism, and the ‘synoptic problem.’
Definition of source criticism in:
- The US English dictionary