Archives for June 29, 2012

A good new book on the Bible reviewed (continuing the discussion on the word “inerrancy”)

Review of Sacred Word, Broken Word: Biblical Authority and the Dark Side of Scripture by Kenton L. Sparks (Eerdmans, 2012)I’m sure this book will stir up a hornets’ nest among the neo-fundamentalist evangelicals. No doubt others will also criticize it as it breaks some new ground, at least among evangelicals. I find it refreshingly clear and honest; the author pulls few punches in explicating the “dark side” of Scripture.Kenton (“Kent”) Sparks is professor of biblical studies at Eastern U … [Read more...]