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Did the Early Church Invent Jesus’ Divinity After the Fact? Michael Bird Discusses Bart Ehrman’s New Book (And An Unusual Rebuttal)

Did Jesus’ disciples believe that Jesus was God? Was Jesus’ divinity something that was attributed to him after the fact—perhaps even centuries later—by the early church? That’s the argument of Bart Ehrman’s latest book, How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation … Continue reading

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The “Can We Still Believe the Bible?” Blog Tour

The Can We Still Believe the Bible? blog tour is underway through March 27 among 11 scholarly bloggers to discuss the book of the same title by Craig L. Blomberg, distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary. In the … Continue reading

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New Videos: Did a Historical Adam Really Exist?

Last month, with the help of our friends at Zondervan Academic, we posted a series of different perspectives on the question of biblical inerrancy. Today, we turn to another topic that relates to the discussion about biblical interpretation: the question … Continue reading

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John R. Franke on Inerrancy: The Bible as Witness to Missional Plurality

Today is the fifth and final voice in our week-long discussion of biblical inerrancy. If you haven’t read the previous entries, here’s the ground we’ve covered so far: Al Mohler: Inerrancy is Critical to Understanding the Bible Peter Enns: Inerrancy … Continue reading

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Kevin J. Vanhoozer on the Dangers of Biblical Inerrancy Without Biblical Literacy

Yesterday, our discussion of biblical inerrancy featured an interesting argument by Michael Bird that centered on the presence of a thriving global church. Today’s perspective, by theologian and professor Kevin J. Vanhoozer, takes a nuanced approach to the topic. Well-Versed … Continue reading

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Michael Bird on Biblical Inerrancy: Is Inerrancy Needed Outside the U.S.?

So far in our exploration of different Christian views on biblical inerrancy, we’re heard from two commonly-held perspectives: that biblical inerrancy is necessary for a sound understanding of Scripture, and the countering view that insistence on inerrancy can actually impede … Continue reading

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The Inerrancy Debate, Part 2: Peter Enns on Biblical Inerrancy

This week, we’re walking through five different views on the question of biblical inerrancy, all of them drawn from the appropriately-named book Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy. Yesterday, we posted the perspective of Al Mohler, who believes that inerrancy is … Continue reading

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Is the Bible Inerrant? Al Mohler on Biblical Inerrancy

Is the Bible true? Is the Bible inerrant (without error)? Are those the same thing? These are important questions that influence how we read and understand Scripture, and Christians have historically answered them in different ways. Last month, we liveblogged … Continue reading

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5 Views on Biblical Inerrancy (A Live Discussion from ETS)

We live-blogged the session on 5 Views on Biblical Inerrancy this morning, which took place at the 65th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) in Baltimore, MD. The panel featured R. Albert Mohler,  Peter Enns, Michael F. Bird, a video … Continue reading

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Biblical Inerrancy Live-blogging Tomorrow!

Don’t forget: starting tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 8:30am EST, we’ll be live-blogging the Biblical inerrancy panel discussion at the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) conference! “Biblical inerrancy” is a term that encompasses a lot of important questions about the Bible—questions about … Continue reading

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