What is historical criticism?

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… Continue Reading

What is mainline Protestantism?

Who are Mainline Protestants? About one in five American Christians identifies as a mainline Protestant. Despite the popularity of the phrase, the exact meaning of the term “mainline Protestant” can be unclear.  There are many ways to define the term,… Continue Reading