How Liberal Scholars are Made

How Liberal Scholars are Made February 19, 2015

Wallace quote

Yuriy Stasyuk shared the image above on Facebook, with a quote from Daniel Wallace. It draws attention to the fact that studying the Bible in a rigorous, academic way, results in people feeling compelled to draw conclusions which conservatives dislike – in many cases, which they themselves dislike, having started out as conservatives.

Most liberal Biblical scholars, including myself, are people who set out to be conservative Biblical scholars. But actually studying the Bible and other relevant evidence forced us to move in a different direction.

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