Archives for September 28, 2011

Part 2 of the Review of Christian Smith’s The Bible Made Impossible

Now I turn to Chapters 3 and 4 of The Bible Made Impossible.  Chapter 3 is entitled Some Relevant History, Sociology and Psychology and Chapter 4 is Subsidiary Problems with Biblicism.First, let me say that, contrary to the impression some have gotten, I am not at all dismissive of Smith's overall argument; I happen to think it is worthy of serious consideration.  Otherwise I would not be engaging it in such detail.  Nor do I disagree with it entirely; I have qualms about some parts of it … [Read more...]