Today I received a very brief question: Thank you for your amazing discussions! Would you please discuss how we know that the Bible is inerrant, and why it is so important that it is inerrant? I will answer those in reverse order. First, why is it so important that the Bible is inerrant (without error)?
Our upcoming National Conference (register here) will be on the Great Doctrines of the Bible. I will be speaking on the Bible (i.e., Bibliology). How important is the doctrine of the Bible to the rest of theology? More specifically, how important is the doctrine of Biblical inerrancy to the rest of systematic theology? Here’s a
I read everybody. For example, I was reading this blog on Scriptural authority from “Ramblings of a Country Preacher,” an independent Quaker minister. He is arguing that Quakers—and all Christians—must return to Scriptural authority. Overall, I agree with his position: The perfect standard or Scriptural teachings have over time been consumed by the secular liberal
A friend asked me what I thought about pastor Brian Zahnd and his book Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God. I had not heard of him or the book. So I got the book and I was disturbed by what I read. Zahnd thinks that the Bible is filled with contradictions and pagan