Inerrancy, Adam and ETS

| December 7, 2013

It’s been two weeks since I attended the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (held this year in Baltimore). The theme this year was inerrancy. I know it’s a tired subject for many, but it’s still quite current within ETS, due in no small part to recent books that force the question. I speak […]

History, Archaeology, and Faith

| February 15, 2013

The Bible Places Blog (BPB) draws our attention to a new book edited by James K. Hoffmeier and Dennis R. Magary entitled, Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith?: A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture. It looks like a quality resource. It’s focus is on how biblical historicity matters for inspiration and […]

The Errancy and Inerrancy Problem Illustrated: The Case of Genesis 48:21-22

| June 30, 2011

I was recently received a question about inerrancy from a student in my MEMRA institute. Readers here know I’ve spent a lot of time on that subject (see the archived page). My short answer was that the difficulty in talking about inerrancy and errancy is defining what constitutes an error. That is in the eye […]

The Use of the OT in the NT

| February 10, 2010

I had occasion to send this file to someone by email who asked whether or not NT writers used Second Temple Jewish interpretive methods when handling the OT.† They do.† We’ve talked about this subject a couple of times before, so I thought you’d be interested in the sampling from Steven Moyise’s excellent book on […]

Peter Enns Review of Greg Beale’s “Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism” Book

| February 2, 2010

This of course resonates with me in light of our lengthy discussion of the need for a better articulation of inspiration and inerrancy. Technorati Tags: inerrancy, inspiration, Peter Enns