What is the state of Evangelical theology in Germany? Since the Enlightenment, theology in Germany has gained an unfavourable reputation for innovation that is very critical of Scripture. Today the work of theologians like K. Haacker, G. Maier, L. van Padberg, and E. Linnemann deserve careful study and attention.
This article is a critical reading and response to James Barr's book Fundamentalism. The main focus of the article is on evangelical scholarship's doctrine of Scripture and the way it gives shape to its interpretation of Scripture. Silva reflects further on the misrepresentations Barr makes of evangelical understandings of the nature of Scripture.