Category: Bible

Under Review: Listening to the Spirit in the Text

(Note: I’m republishing this review as I am currently in St. Louis. Normal blogging returns Sunday). On a recent foray into our library, I picked up Gordon Fee’s Listening to the Spirit in the Text. A treasure trove of previously...

/ July 12, 2005

The Strong Doctrine of Biblical Inerrancy

I was just listening to a lecture by JP Moreland on the doctrine of Biblical inerrancy. A few highlights – these are not comprehensive arguments by any stretch but are aspects of the bigger argument that struck me: 1) The...

/ June 27, 2005

We May Have been Wrong

Recently, Mere-O featured a story in the Independent about previously unknown Greek texts being deciphered. It turns out the story may not be a story at all. From Hannibal at arstechnica: So as of right now, the rest of the...

/ April 20, 2005

The Sort of Thing Mere-O Goes Nuts Over

From the Independent: Now, in a breakthrough described as the classical equivalent of finding the holy grail, Oxford University scientists have employed infra-red technology to open up the hoard, known as the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, and with it the prospect that...

/ April 18, 2005

Reynolds on TNIV

Naturally, Dr. Reynolds offers a unique and insightful perspective: We are people of the Book. We cannot accept a post-literate culture anymore than we leave pre-literate cultures alone. We must teach all God’s people to read. Media other than books...

/ February 18, 2005

A Dilemma for My Brother

For those trudging through the 1000 word posts on Matthew 24, here is a much simpler and shorter essay. My brother claims that Jesus told his disciples he would return “immediately after” the fall of Jerusalem in AD70. Jesus did...

/ January 7, 2005

Did Jesus Claim to Return and Get it Wrong?

My brother took up my previous post on this issue on his own blog. I am following suit and returning the favor here. He writes: First, note that the parables listed (about drowsiness, about delay) and the tasks given (preach...

/ January 7, 2005

Back from the Dead…

My brother’s recent “Best of” post reminded me of a conversation that I had left unfinished. He writes in response to my question about the point of his contentions: [The point is that] Jesus can’t be taken at his word[.]...

/ January 5, 2005

Hewitt Vox Blogoli VI

If you are visiting from Hewitt’s site, then you have by now read the Newsweek piece on the veracity of the Incarnation. I won’t bother repeating the systematic destruction of Dr. Mark Roberts. If you haven’t read it yet, read...

/ December 14, 2004