Can We Still Believe the Bible?: An Evangelical Engagement With Contemporary Questions
Respected biblical scholar Craig Blomberg responds to increasingly radical claims made about the Bible's reliability. As he traces his own academic and spiritual journey, Blomberg shows that careful analysis of the relevant evidence gives reason to be more confident in...
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Respected biblical scholar Craig Blomberg responds to increasingly radical claims made about the Bible's reliability. As he traces his own academic and spiritual journey, Blomberg shows that careful analysis of the relevant evidence gives reason to be more confident in the Bible than ever before! 304 pages.
Challenges to the reliability of Scripture are perennial and have frequently been addressed. However, some of these challenges are noticeably more common today, and the topic is currently of particular interest among evangelicals
In this volume, highly regarded biblical scholar Craig Blomberg offers an accessible and nuanced argument for the Bible's reliability in response to the extreme views about Scripture and its authority articulated by both sides of the debate. He believes that a careful analysis of the relevant evidence shows we have reason to be more confident in the Bible than ever before. As he traces his own academic and spiritual journey, Blomberg sketches out the case for confidence in the Bible in spite of various challenges to the trustworthiness of Scripture, offering a positive, informed, and defensible approach.
Dr. Craig Blomberg (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is currently a distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, before joining the faculty he taught at Palm Beach Atlantic College and was a research fellow in Cambridge, England with Tyndale House.
In addition to writing numerous articles in professional journals, multi-author works and dictionaries or encyclopaedias, he has authored or edited 15 books, including The Historical Reliability of the Gospels, Interpreting the Parables, Matthew (New American Commentary series), 1 Corinthians (NIV Application Commentary series), Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey, Neither Poverty nor Riches: A Biblical Theology of Posessions, Making Sense of the New Testament, Preaching the Parables, and Contagious Holiness: Jesus Meals with Sinners.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- <b>contents<br></b>introduction<br>1. Aren't The Copies Of The Bible Hopelessly Corrupt?<br>2. Wasn't The Selection Of Books For The Canon Just Political?<br>3. Can We Trust Any Of Our Translations Of The Bible?<br>4. Don't These Issues At Least Rule Out Biblical Inerrancy?<br>5. Aren't Several Narrative Genres Of The Bible Unhistorical?<br>6. Don't All The Miracles Make The Bible Mythical?<br>conclusion<br>indexes