Should We Blame Inerrancy for the Spiritual Troubles of Younger Evangelicals?

The framers of the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy (CSBI) believed that inerrancy was a doctrine vital to the health of the Christian and therefore could not be set aside or ignored without serious consequence. Yet, even though they held that the doctrine was essential to individual and corporate spiritual well-being, they also believed that an affirmation … Continue reading Should We Blame Inerrancy for the Spiritual Troubles of Younger Evangelicals?

Historical-Critical Scholarship, Inerrancy, and the Problem of Worldview

In a recent book, Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible, Vern Poythress, professor of New Testament Interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, investigates the vital question of how one's worldview influences their approach to the Bible.  (You can read my review of Poythress' excellent book here).  What is a "worldview?"  Poythress explains, … Continue reading Historical-Critical Scholarship, Inerrancy, and the Problem of Worldview