Inspiration and Incarnation
How can an evangelical view of Scripture be reconciled with modern biblical scholarship? In this book Peter Enns, an expert in biblical interpretation, addresses Old Testament phenomena that challenge traditional evangelical perspectives on Scripture. He then suggests a way forward,...
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How can an evangelical view of Scripture be reconciled with modern biblical scholarship? In this book Peter Enns, an expert in biblical interpretation, addresses Old Testament phenomena that challenge traditional evangelical perspectives on Scripture. He then suggests a way forward, proposing an incarnational model of biblical inspiration that takes seriously both the divine and the human aspects of Scripture. This tenth anniversary edition has an updated bibliography and includes a substantive postscript that reflects on the reception of the first edition.
Peter Enns (Ph.D., Harvard University) is senior fellow of biblical studies for The BioLogos Foundation, an organization founded by Francis Collins that explores, promotes, and celebrates the integration of science and Christian faith. He was professor of Old Testament and Biblical hermeneutics at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. He is the author of Poetry and Wisdom; Exodus Retold; Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament and Exodus (NIV Application Commentary series).
His latest works are Ecclesiastes (Two Horizons Commentary); Three Views on the New Testaments Use of the Old Testament co-written with Walter Kaiser and Darrell Bock and The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn't Say about Human Origins (Brazos, 2012)
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- How Can An Evangelical View Of Scripture Be Reconciled With Modern Biblical Scholarship? In This Book Peter Enns, An Expert In Biblical Interpretation, Addresses Old Testament Phenomena That Challenge Traditional Evangelical Perspectives On Scripture. He Then Suggests A Way Forward, Proposing An Incarnational Model Of Biblical Inspiration That Takes Seriously Both The Divine And The Human Aspects Of Scripture. This Tenth Anniversary Edition Has An Updated Bibliography And Includes A Substantive Postscript That Reflects On The Reception Of The First Edition.