Dear Reader… Thinking Out Loud about Biblical Inspiration

Dear Reader… Today I want to do some thinking “out loud” about this question: What is so important about inerrancy? It seems to me that people want to hold on so tightly to this word, but that such a term is not helpful because it is often used dogmatically.  But before I get to that [Read More...]

Biblical Authority, Postmodernism, and Patristic Hermeneutics…

It has been almost nine months now since my article “Postmodern Biblical Authority?” was published on I have heard many positive comments and some critiques, but nevertheless it has been a fun journey (it is funny how most of the critique has happened on the comments section of the article on The Ooze). This [Read More...]

Postmodern Biblical Authority? Continuing the Conversations…

I recently have stumbled across some friends in the blogosphere that have been discussing my article that was published on The Ooze website called: Postmodern Biblical Authority? The first that I came across was a finely written affirmation/ critique at this address: The second seems to be written in German. I will attempt to [Read More...]

Is the Bible a Meta-Narrative?

This is another section of a seminary paper I wrote titled: “Postmodern Biblical Authority?” You can check out the section on deconstruction a few posts back to catch up… Lyotard: Incredulity Toward Metanarratives In 1979, Jean-Francois Lyotard published a book titled, The Postmodern Condition. This contains his most famous quote: “Simplifying to the extreme, I [Read More...]