Chapter 1. The “Savage Text”?

  1. Adrian Thatcher

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch1

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

How to Cite

Thatcher, A. (2009) The “Savage Text”?, in The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170161

Online ISBN: 9781444302691

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Keywords:

  • The “Savage Text”?;
  • Bible as an idol;
  • evangelical, conservative, and literalistic Christians;
  • Biblicism becomes bibliolatry - worship of Bible as Christians to Jesus Christ;
  • savage text evangelical - Church's mission to spread good news of Jesus Christ;
  • manifesto of “The Savage Text”;
  • argument of the book;
  • protestant scripture principle;
  • protestant Christians and authorized version

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Bible as an Idol?

  • The Manifesto of “The Savage Text”

  • The Argument of the Book