Beware Boring Secondary Literature!

After discussing the fact that the field of New Testament studies is glutted with works and monographs dealing with such a limited set of source material (27 bks!), Martin Hengel laments,
The one who has to read too much boring secondary literature in the end becomes boring himself.
From a forthcoming essay by the late Martin Hengel, “A Young Theological Discipline in Crisis,” in Earliest Christianity: History, Literature and Theology, 344, as cited by Larry Hurtado
New Testament
August 31, 2011


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