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The critical method in historical research and writing.

Homer C. Hockett

The critical method in historical research and writing.

by Homer C. Hockett

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • History -- Research -- United States,
    • Critical thinking,
    • Academic writing,
    • United States -- Historiography

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.7 .H6446
      The Physical Object
      Pagination330 p.
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6180206M
      LC Control Number55013664

      Writing a book review is one of the fundamental skills that every historian must learn. An undergraduate student’s book review should accomplish two main goals: Lay out an author’s argument, and; Most importantly, critique the historical argument. It is important to . The crucial problem of the historical-critical method is that it becomes a “law unto itself” in exegesis. It becomes a kind of “historical critical biblicism” 25 that forgets that it is just as susceptible to criticism as are the Biblical texts and thus uncritically screens out many claims to .

      John Martin Vincent, Historical Research: An Outline of Theory and Practice (New York, Henry Holt, ). Fred Morrow Fling, Outline of Historical Method (New York, Burt Franklin, ). David Hackett Fischer, Historians Fallacies: Towards a Logic of Historical Though (San Francisco, Harper & .   Critical review: describes and evaluates the book in relation to accepted literary and historical standards and supports this evaluation with evidence from the text and, in most cases, in comparison to the research of others. It should include a statement about what the author has tried to do, evaluates how well [in the opinion of the reviewer Author: Ula Lechtenberg.

        Historical research methods and approaches can improve understanding of the most appropriate techniques to confront data and test theories in internationalisation research. A critical analysis of all “texts” (sources), time series analyses, comparative methods across time periods and space, counterfactual analysis and the examination of outliers are shown to have the potential to Cited by: 9. Widely acclaimed for its accessibility and engaging approach to the subject, the fourth edition of The Methods and Skills of History combines theory and instruction with hands-on practice, making it a comprehensive guide to historical research and writing. Combines theory with hands-on practice in its introduction to historical methods Includes a series of field-tested exercises designed to.


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The critical method in historical research and writing by Homer C. Hockett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Historical criticism, also known as the historical-critical method or higher criticism, is a branch of criticism that investigates the origins of ancient texts in order to understand "the world behind the text".

While often discussed in terms of Jewish and Christian writings from ancient times, historical criticism has also been applied to other religious and secular writings from various. research Thus, the overall purpose of historical-critical method is to investigate what actually happened in the events described in the text or what the author alluded to in the main context of the text Krentz gives the following goals of historical investigation: Present a body of facts that show what actually happened and Size: KB.

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The critical method in historical research and writingAuthor: Homer C Hockett. evidence to research and then to write histories in the form of accounts of the past. The question of the nature, and even the possibility, of a sound historical method is raised in the philosophy of history as a question of epistemology.

The study of historical method and writing is known as historiography. Source criticism Core principlesFile Size: 83KB. For those interested in a sound, yet brief and scholarly introduction to the subject of Historical Critical reading of the Bible, this is a good book.

Author Krentz states he is writing to an audience of college or seminary level readers, so there is quite a bit of technical background needed to really benefit from this by:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The critical method in historical research and writing = by Homer C. Hockett,Macmillan edition, in EnglishCited by: The constant growth of the body of critical professional historiography led in the 20th cent.

to historical research in extraordinary detail, stimulated by the techniques of Sir Lewis Namier. Perhaps in reaction to this increasing emphasis, G.

Trevelyan reasserted the principle of. Get this from a library. The critical method in historical research and writing = a rewritten and expanded edition of the author's Introduction to research in American history. [Homer C Hockett]. I must that I was never all that enamored by the historical critical method of interpreting Scripture.

I’ll say more of why in a moment. But some of you may be wondering what the historical critical method is.

(If you want to skip my little lesson and some personal reflections of mine and go right Continue reading "The Pope’s View of the Historical-Critical Method of Biblical.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing Historical Research [without getting hysterical!] In addition to being a scholarly investigation, research is a social activity intended to create new knowledge. Historical research is your informed response to the questions that you ask while examining the record of human experience.

Critical review: describes and evaluates the book in relation to accepted literary and historical standards and supports this evaluation with evidence from the text and, in most cases, in contrast to and in comparison with the research of others. It should include a statement about what the author has tried to do, evaluates how well you believe Author: Robert V.

Labaree. The Historical-Critical Method of Bible Interpretation By Siegbert W. Becker Introduction In the pages of our daily newspapers we can at the present time observe evidences of the decay and the destruction of what was once a great conservative Lutheran church body and with which our Wisconsin Synod was once in fellowship.

Because the Bible is an historical work, it is subject to historical investigation and the results of historical research (Black & Dockeryp. The overall purpose of historical-critical methods is to investigate what actually happened in the events described or alluded to (Marshallp.

Writing Tagged “Research Methods” Business Research Methods 12th edition by Coope and Schindler Test Bank 1 chapters — updated PM — 0 people liked it The following shelves are listed as duplicates of this shelf: research-methodology.

In fact, Brettler () self-promotes this book as a “Jewishly sensitive introduction to the historical-critical method” (p. Brettler 's goal of guiding readers toward an appreciation and understanding of the purpose in utilizing the historical-critical study practice is well laid out as a foundation to the book.

How to write a critical book review. Your review should have two goals: first, to inform the reader about the content of the book, and second, to provide an evaluation that gives your judgment of the book’s quality. Essay 2: Historical Analysis/Critical Response This essay assignment asks you to practice a key skill taught in the literature surveys: the ability to draw on relevant historical or critical knowledge to analyze and interpret the literary works studied.

Choose whichever option seems most interesting to you. Assignment Option Size: 74KB. Historiography is the study of the methods of historians in developing history as an academic discipline, and by extension is any body of historical work on a particular subject.

The historiography of a specific topic covers how historians have studied that topic using particular sources, techniques, and. Historical method is the collection of techniques and guidelines that historians use to research and write histories of the past.

Primary sources and other evidence including those from archaeology are used. In the philosophy of history, the question of the nature, and the possibility, of a sound historical method is raised within the sub-field of epistemology.

What is Historical Criticism. Historical criticism (also known as historicism or higher criticism) refers to the study of literary texts, particularly ancient texts and especially the Bible, in terms of their historical origins and development within those contexts.

It is an umbrella term which describes the dominant method of study used by biblical scholars today. I think to say that Pope Benedict is at least familiar with the historical-critical method is an understatement. He is a scholar of the first rank and very perceptive in his critiques and analysis.

I think the majority of scholars accept at least the basic premise and methodology of .Suggested steps in writing a critical book review: 1. Pick a book that has substance and standing. Use major bibliographies in your area to determine what are the most important books and most influential publishers; while a book published by Fripp and Frapp of Podunk, SD, File Size: 34KB.

Historical Critical Analysis is the main way in which the Bible (both the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and the New Testament) has been examined and read by scholars in the last century.

The term refers to a range of methodologies which examine the origins of biblical texts, in relation to other contemporaneous texts, to form critical approaches and to questions of authorship, audience and.