Scholars Love The Bible

Something I said a while back has been turned into a meme and begun to circulate on Twitter:

 

"It's only hyperbole if he doesn't take his extravagant claims literally, lol."

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"Oh, epistemic hyperbole is basically the English language as far as Carrier's concerned."

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"Carrier also imports traditional deductive reasoning language into his arguments, suggesting "certainty" of his arguments, ..."

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"The thing I've appreciated about Carrier's attempts to use a (modified) form of Bayes' theorem ..."

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  • John MacDonald

    It’s odd that fundamentalists and conservative Evangelicals get most of the media, when their views are so far from that of the scholars.

    • Nancy S

      Well – the media likes extreme views. It makes for a good story. Scholars are so….scholarly :)

  • Tim

    I’ve heard one theologian say that what is being taught from our pulpits today is at least 50-100 years behind the scholarship. No wonder people are confused!