What should we call this new subject?
What are the goals of this subject?"Criticism and interpretation of the Bible" is the study of The study of theology.
Some subfields in "Criticism and interpretation of the Bible" include The study of textual, source, form, and literary criticism.
A few notable experts of "Criticism and interpretation of the Bible" include Richard Simon, Karl Barth, Rudolf Bultmann, Julius Wellhausen, James Muilenburg.
Some motivations are 1) Identify such characteristics as the Bible's literary structure, its genre, its context, meaning, authorship, and origins, 2) lay the groundwork for meaningful interpretation of the Bible, and 3) establish the plain meaning of biblical texts and of assessing their historical accuracy.
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