Friday, January 03, 2014

Would you care to define that for me, please

To say there are errors in the Bible is to read Scripture anachronistically. Conversely, those who say there are not errors need to make clear that they are representing an ancient view of reliable representations of truth. Modern print culture simply must not be the standard by which the customs and practices of ancient composition and transmission are judged.—The Lost World of Scripture, page 196

<idle musing>
But I'll bet that if you asked the average person in the pew, they would tell you that they hold to an oral dictation version of inspiration. At least that has been my experience when I ask average people to define inerrancy and inspiration for me. I should put up a survey and measure the results...
</idle musing>

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