Review of Christopher Watkin's Biblical Critical Theory

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Daniel Lioy


This book review of Biblical Critical Theory by Christopher Watkin offers some introductory observations. These are followed by a positive assessment of the volume, an overview of cautions and concerns, a positing of some concluding observations.


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Lioy, Daniel. “Review of Christopher Watkin’s Biblical Critical Theory”. Verba Vitae Journal 1, no. 1-2 (March 29, 2024): 91–100. Accessed June 24, 2024.
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Daniel Lioy

Daniel Lioy is Professor of Biblical Studies, Christ School of Theology, Institute of Lutheran Theology. He holds the Ph.D. from North-West University (South Africa) and is theologian-in-residence at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (NALC) in Salem, Oregon. He is widely published, including scholarly monographs, journal articles, and church resource products.


Biblical critical Theory : how the Bible's unfolding story makes sense of modern life and culture. By Christopher Watkin. Grand Rapids, MI.: Zondervan Academic, 2022. xxiv, + 648 pp.