As foolish as we may look in resisting the so-called “scientific consensus,” we are bound by Scripture.
Nature of the Bible
The title of this post comes from something C. S. Lewis wrote somewhere.
The overarching problem is the assertion that Genesis is prepared to tell us how old the earth is.
OK, here’s the thing. Many Christians are taught to believe that keeping the Law of Moses is an all-or-nothing deal. And the fact that no one can actually keep all of the Law means that, well, if you try to keep it to please God, you’re doomed to failure. Christians get that idea from Paul, […]
If you know how Wikipedia works, you have a good idea of how the authorship of biblical books went down: an anonymous text is added to over time, but none of the additions are screaming for individual recognition. Benjamin Sommer explains the phenomenon this way: As Walter Jackson Bate and Harold Bloom have shown, poets since […]