A Conversation on Inspiration and Inerrancy with Darrell Bock and Andreas Köstenberger

Last December (2014), I had the privilege of participating in a podcast interview with Darrell Bock and the Dallas Theological Seminary program The Table.  I was joined by my friend Andreas Köstenberger (co-author of The Heresy of Orthodoxy).

The interview covered a wide range of topics related to inspiration and inerrancy, particularly last year’s popular blog series by Peter Enns entitled “Aha Moments.”  That series highlighted evangelical scholars who have discovered things in their biblical research that have caused them to change their views about inerrancy.

In response, I offered a brief series on my own website entitled “Does the Bible Ever Get it Wrong? Facing Scripture’s Difficult …

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John Currid Contributes to the NIV Study Bible

Later this year, Zondervan will release the “NIV Zondervan Study Bible” which seems to be quite an impressive volume.  D.A. Carson is the editor, and there are over 60 different contributors.

RTS Charlotte’s own Dr. John Currid, the Carl W. McMurray Professor of Old Testament, contributed the portions on 1 and 2 Samuel.

Dr. Currid is the author of numerous other works, including Against the Gods, Crossway ESV Bible Atlas, and commentaries on every book of the Pentateuch (see description at EV Press).  In addition, he is a favorite in the classroom amongst the students at RTS Charlotte.

Here is the description of the …

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Why You Can Trust Your Bible: An Interview with Peter Williams

I recently saw this interesting interview at TGC with my friend Peter Williams.  Peter is a biblical scholar and the CEO of Tyndale House in Cambridge, England–a study center for evangelical scholars.  I spent my sabbatical at Tyndale House in 2009 and had a delightful time.

Here are the various questions he answers:

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Five Things Every Christian Should be Doing with God’s Word

Psalm 119 is an amazing Psalm.  Not only is it the longest Psalm (176 verses!), but it is also the Psalm that deals the most directly with the topic of Scripture.  Virtually every verse, in one way or another, refers to God’s Word.

David (who is most likely the author) uses a variety of terminology to describe God’s Word:  commandments, law, statutes, precepts, ordinances, rules, words, testimonies, etc.  These all refer to the Scriptures as they existed in David’s day (essentially the Pentateuch).

Thus, Psalm 119 is one of the best examples of Scripture speaking about Scripture.  It is the Word about the Word.

And in it, we find David …

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