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There is indubitably an intimate interaction with the texts of the Judeo-Christian Scriptures for works of theological significance. But in this age of profound historical-critical exegesis (cf. critical-realist readings), one might find it increasingly difficult to find HC readings and spiritual readings of scripture commensurable. While this issue is one that has intrigued me for some time, it was recently reinvigorated and given a new framework in a conversation with a friend (C. Schmitz).  

The question I am (presently) concerned with is the following: in writing a work of theological value, using the scriptures of the Judeo-Christian religion(s), must one find her/himself reading from either an HC or spiritual (e.g., allegorical, tropological, anagogical) locus? Thoughts?


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