Jeremy has a ‘pondering‘ – And, reflecting on that experience later, it seems to me that inerrancy was often a distraction. Well, yeah. The problem is that too often, we add to the inerrancy issue with ‘If it’s not ALL true, then none of it is true.’ What we really mean is, if our interpretation […]
“The Lord can’t make a mistake: fair enough; but we can. Our grasp of what the Lord proposes to teach us can be faulty and flawed in a thousand ways. This is obvious, if only because of the widespread disagreement among serious Christians as to just what it is the Lord does propose for our […]
The topic of Inerrancy is going around the biblioblogosphere, among other topics, so I thought I might take a moment to dialogue this post. In part,
Henry posted something the other day which is a continuing conversation which I have not only with others, but with the Scriptures.
So many have seen this as the quintessential doctrine of the Christian faith – the complete infallibility and preservation of the Scriptures. Some have taken this to the extreme and created doctrines, such as the KJVO. Others go the other way and give up Christianity altogether (Ehrman for one).
Defending the Bible is at times, tough, and there are times that we simply do not have the answers to the questions people ask. These situations create problems, especially if we respond with simply ‘Because the bible said so,’ or ‘Just believe.’ To those that are needing answers, these comebacks rarely provide help. Paul told […]
I generally like Marsha West and her commentary on the Charismatic movement. This time she takes on the likes of the ‘Christian’ President, George W. Bush. Reading closely, I believe that you see a beginning of a civil war among evangelicals. Recently we learned that President Bush, an evangelical Christian, doesn’t take the Bible literally. […]
Bible – a commonly misunderstood, or perhaps misused word, in referring to the Scriptures given to us through the Apostles and Prophets by God. It is a word younger than the writings themselves. From Wiki – According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word bible is from Latin biblia, traced from the same word through […]