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Tag: Hermeneutics

How You Lost Your Faith

An explanation of why many Christians today lose their faith, even though (and sometimes because) they went to BIble school.

A Good (Short!) Video on Inerrancy

Here is a good, short video on inerrancy. Especially helpful is his discussion of what inerrancy is NOT. Carson rightly boils the question down to two questions: 1) Does God […]

Essential and Non-Essential Theology: Who Decides Which Is Which?

There is a distinction which everyone makes, which is absolutely essential to theology and the Christian life, but nobody (that I know of) has any really good way to draw the line. How do you know which doctrines are essential, and which aren't? Who makes this call, and on what grounds? Let's talk about it...

A Week (or so) on Inerrancy

With the application to a mission bearing down on me, the question of whether or not the Bible is inerrant could no longer be avoided. I recently spent a week intensely studying the issue. I compiled my research into a series of posts, and this next week I will be posting them here.

Questions for Barth on Scripture

Barth seems to want to have his cake and eat it too. On the one hand, he seems to want to affirm Liberal scholarship. On the other, he wishes to affirm Evangelical faith and piety. But these two are as incompatible as fire and water. Here are some questions I would like to ask my Barthian professor Dave Guretzki when I get the chance. I think they get to the bottom of the issues surrounding Barthian Hermeneutics: