Conclusion: The New Testament and the Literary Critic
I should not wish the word ‘conclusion’ to imply that I am to offer a trim and neatly packaged argument or system to enable you more effectively to resolve the problems and riddles of the New Testament. My own experience is that these writings have an endless ability to slip out of our grasp, leading us often further than we may wish to go, pointing us beyond the precisions of any organised conclusions. Yet they are not, for all that, imprecise or purely subjective.
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