Scripture

S.M. Baugh Articles
God's Word in Human Words: An Evangelical Appropriation of Critical Biblical Scholarship By Kenton L. Sparks 416 p. Baker (March 2008) Reviewed by S.M. Baugh When the evangelical movement began not so very long ago, its one, defining doctrine that unified people from diverse ecclesiastical...
Martin Downes
A. T. B. McGowan's major item for evangelicals to reconsider, in his book The Divine Spiration of Scripture: Challenging evangelical perspectives , concerns the termination of inerrancy. Not only does he argue for the use of the word infallibility in place of inerrancy but he specifically rejects...
It might sound strange to suggest that we need a dictionary devoted to the theological interpretation of the Bible, but Kevin J. Vanhoozer wagers that we do with the publication of Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible (DTIB). A little familiarity with the history of biblical...
Phil Ryken Articles
"The most significant lesson that desert dwellers can learn . . . is to regard themselves not as exiles from some better place, but as people at home in an environment to which life can be adjusted." When I was in Phoenix a few months ago, I had the opportunity to see the extraordinary plant...
D. A. Carson
The last few years have witnessed the publication of several books on the Bible, most of which are in some measure innovative. In addition to the three I shall review in this essay, one cannot overlook Peter Jensen's The Revelation of God , which makes the gospel central to his development of the...
Paul Helm Articles
A book about the identity and purpose of the Bible must be of interest to any serious Christian. But at first glance Inspiration and Incarnation seems daunting. Peter Enns, a Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, is an Old Testament specialist who through his...
Iain Campbell Articles
"Are you going to the dogs this year?" was the question put to me. I suppose my initial reaction was that I should respond in the affirmative. I tend to think that I am making little progress in anything as the years go by. This year I probably am going to the dogs... Then I realised that "dogs"...
Derek Thomas Articles
This book contains a collection of essays on the doctrine of Scripture (covering almost a quarter century of material from 1974 to1996) all of which add light and justification to the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy of 1978 made by the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy (ICBI,...
"In da Bginnin God cre8d da heavens & da earth."-Genesis 1:1 The above translation of Gen.1:1 is taken from the hippest new version of the Bible to date. Does the language look familiar? Well, it might for some of you. If you are among the millions who use their cellular or mobile phone to not...