Category Archives: Inerrancy and the Canon

The Canon

[Reposted due to being lost in the computer crash.] Charles, The closed canon theory is admittedly hard to prove from the Bible. There are usually two arguments made: 1. Cessationism, that is, miraculous gifts, include the gifts of prophecy, died … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: Friday’s Questions

These questions relate to my essay from Monday morning – Comment as you wish — except you may not speak disrespectfully of the Word of God. You may certainly point out alleged contradictions so long as such comments are made … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: A Thought Inspired by David P. Himes

First, a warning. I’m on narcotics. Really. I’m trying to pass a kidney stone, and I’ll be stoned until it happens. I hate narcotics. I get no buzz, only nausea, but it beats the torture that is a kidney stone. … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: Thursday’s Questions

These questions relate to my essay from Monday morning – How do you react to the efforts of Apologetics Press and Vic Vadney to reconcile the alleged contradictions referred to in God’s Holy Fire? Do you find yourself more in … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: Wednesday’s Questions

These questions relate to my essay from Monday morning – Do you agree with Apologetics Press that a soul’s salvation could depend on the age of the earth? Do you agree with the tests of inerrancy found in the 1978 … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: Tuesday’s Questions

These questions relate to my essay from Monday morning – What other passages are relevant to the meaning and use of the Scriptures other than the passages cited in the main text? Do you believe the Scriptures are reliable? Do … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: Monday’s Questions

These questions relate to my essay from Monday morning – Is it necessary that “inerrancy” be defined in detail to hold someone else accountable for not believing in inerrancy? Are you aware of any efforts to provide a detailed definition from … Continue reading

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Inerrancy: An Essay

[This is a really long post. I’d normally post this about 1,000 to 1,500 words at a time, and it would take six or so posts spread over two or three weeks to do so. But, of course, that means … Continue reading

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The Blue Parakeet/Ed Stetzer: A Conversation About the Flood and Inerrancy

The scene is a table in a smokey barbecue restaurant. An elder (Ed), a deacon (Dan), and the head of the adult Bible class program (Harry) are eating to discuss curriculum. Harry: I really appreciate you all joining me for lunch. … Continue reading

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The Transforming Word: What Were They Thinking?

Maybe I’m wrong, and I’m certainly willing to be corrected, but I’m very unhappy that the ACU Press published The Transforming Word One-Volume Bible Commentary. What were they thinking? I’ve just read the two reviews in the October issue of … Continue reading

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