All Blog Posts With Tag: Fundamentalism

[The Errors of Inerrancy: A ten-part series on why Biblical Inerrancy censors the Scriptures and divides Evangelicals.] #7. Biblical Inerrancy's Myth-Making Machine, Unveiled Proponents of Biblical Inerrancy perpetuate a myth that the Church has always declared the Bible to be error-free, including minute details of science and history. History tells us a different story, […]
James Barr interrogates Karl Barth in his book "Fundamentalism" to determine if Barth is a fundamentalist after all. Barr tells a story about a meeting between John Baillie and Karl Barth, in which Baillie strives to get Barth to confess that Methuselah did not really live 969 years as it […]
John Calvin's Biblical Eyeglasses The Reformed theologian, John Calvin, said the Bible is like eyeglasses that allow us to see God and without the spectacles of Scripture, we are like an old person with blurry vision and unable to see God or or see God in Creation. In the event of reading the Scriptures […]
Ptolemy's World Map from Geographia, c. 150 c.e. (source: wikipedia) Gerrit Cornelis Berkouwer (1903-1996) was a famous Dutch Reformed Theologian who worked within the same illustrious Dutch Calvinist tradition as Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck. In G.C. Berkouwer's Studies in Dogmatics: Holy Scripture, is a famous argument against inerracy that I've quoted in toto […]
Caricature of Charles Darwin 1871 (source: wikipedia) How do we respond to fundamentalism? Raymond E. Brown has the answer! Raymond E. Brown (1928-1988), an American Roman Catholic priest and renown Biblical scholar, answers this question in his short and accessible book, 101 Questions and Answers on the Bible. He has written many famous scholarly […]