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Die kanoniese benadering van ChiIds: 'n Paradigmaskuif?

C.F. Claasen

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 18, No 2 (1997), 258-266. doi: 10.4102/ve.v18i2.561

Submitted: 04 July 1997
Published:  04 July 1997


The canonical approach of Childs: A paradigm shift? It is said that the canonical approach by Childs represents a paradigm shift. Accordingly it is stated that Chi/ds operates a-historically. This article hypothesised that the canonical approach still finds itself in the mainstream of historical criticism. Chi/ds depends on the result of the historical critical method for the implementation of his approach. Chi/ds still finds himself in the same cadre as his mentors Karl Barth and Gerhard von Rad. He can therefore not be labelled as a-historical.

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C.F. Claasen, University of Pretoria, South Africa


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