From a theological, historical or devotional perspective, sacred texts are an integral part of any religion.
How are they interpreted?
How have they been interpreted through history and across traditions?
How have they shaped the traditions historically and in the present?
For the serious student of history and religion, there is no substitute for working with the source material. Within biblical studies, this means engaging with the original texts in as far as that is possible.
Within this section of the site, I am beginning to compile resources for this task.