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Norman Geisler's new target - Craig Blomberg

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  • KingsGambit
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    Blomberg's book, which came out last week, well documents the damage that Geisler has done in the last 2-3 decades by going after other Christians, ostensibly over a definition of inerrancy, to the point where it seems as if he simply operates out of a desire for power or personal vendettas without regard to the broader needs of the church. I know of one apologist who was reasoning with a Muslim the other day using Mike Licona's arguments for the resurrection, only to see the Muslim argue that Geisler had refuted the Christian's arguments!

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    Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
    http://normangeisler.net/articles/Bi...InTheBible.htm

    I suppose this is relatively mild coming from him, but who knows what will be next? I can attest that Blomberg is one of those scholars who genuinely lives the Christian walk he proclaims in writing.
    Originally posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    That man needs a hobby.
    Are you guys for real? Geisler addresses a serious problem.

    Now if you guys think Geisler misrepresents Blomberg I think that needs to be discussed. Or some particular point where you think Geisler is purely off base. B. B. Warfield, for example, has been described as a theistic evolutionist. Yet, it is understood that Warfield would oppose any view which limited how God can work in the world. see http://www.americanpresbyterianchurch.org/?page_id=2080

    Inerrancy has to do with God being inerrant.
    And that the Bible as originally given to human authors by God.
    What is not inerrant is our ability to read and understand God's word.
    That none of the copies are inerrant copies, even though God preserves the very spelling and parts of letters which make up His word.
    That there are no inerrant translations.
    Now God and His word which is inerrant, remains so. That we know those three things which are not inerrant, is part of that. (Proverbs 30:5, 6).

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  • One Bad Pig
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    That man needs a hobby.

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  • KingsGambit
    started a topic Norman Geisler's new target - Craig Blomberg

    Norman Geisler's new target - Craig Blomberg

    http://normangeisler.net/articles/Bi...InTheBible.htm

    I suppose this is relatively mild coming from him, but who knows what will be next? I can attest that Blomberg is one of those scholars who genuinely lives the Christian walk he proclaims in writing.

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