A Response to Stephen L. Young, “Let’s Take the Text Seriously”: the Protectionist Doxa in Mainstream New Testament Studies

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion
Author: Guillaume Dye1
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  • 1 Faculté de Philosophie et Sciences sociales, Université libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
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This response to Stephen Young’s excellent paper vindicates his general argument against protectionism, connects his analyses to some aspects of contemporary Qurʾanic and Early Islamic studies, and highlights some of the problems with the distinction between dominant protectionism and dominated protectionism.

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