Archives for September 30, 2011

Third installment of review of Christian Smith’s The Bible Made Impossible

Now I turn to Chapters 5 and 6--both great chapters with which I mostly agree.  I think Chapter 5 especially is extremely helpful and all evangelicals should consider Smith's (not entirely original) proposal.  It won't fix the problem of PIP, but it will go a long way toward resolving numerous difficulties we run into when we try to treat the Bible as a flat terrain without highs and lows (not of inspiration but of authority for belief and life).Chapter 5 is entitled "The Christocentric H … [Read more...]