The answer is yes! Higher Criticism is a worthwhile tool to help us understand perspective issues such as author, historical
development and background, literary genre, and theological message within the context of the whole Bible.
All forms of Biblical Criticism are necessary forms of investigation.
Whether one chooses to pursue constructive or destructive criticism reflects the contention between faith and
revelation verses skepticism and myth.
The results of such inquiries will yield both correct and incorrect answers.
At the very core of the divisiveness is the question that reflects the difference in one's presuppositions:
Is it the Bible or the human critic who is inerrant?
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