can speech act theory rehabilitate inerrancy? (part 2 of Carlos Bovell’s review of The Lost World of Scripture)

Today, Carlos Bovell continues his review of The Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority by John H. Walton and D. Brent Sandy (part 1 is here). Bovell is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary and The Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto. He is the author of Inerrancy and the Spiritual Formation of Younger [Read More…]

Is Kent Sparks a Renegade When it Comes to the Bible? Nah, not Really.

In chapter 6 of Sacred Word, Broken Word: Biblical Authority and the Dark Side of Scripture, Sparks makes the following point: what he says about the Bible is not all that different from what others have said in the history of the church, even if he puts things his own way and applies them to different issues. Citing John Wesley, “if the literal sense [Read More…]