This article is drawn from my new book, Rebooting the Bible, Part 2. This is cut from the Introduction and simplified a bit to focus just on the issue of why historical truth matters even in the first eleven chapters of Genesis, which is often the most likely section of Scripture to be labeled “myth.” […]
Tag: Biblical Inspiration
The Epic Story: Why We Know the Bible Is Authoritative and True to the Original Words of Prophets and Apostles (Part 1: The Old Testament)
Summary: The Bible we have today is the result of herculean efforts by scholars for over 500 years, built on sustained efforts to maintain the pure Word of God for almost 1500 years prior to that. Those who do the work of text criticism to discern the original words written by prophets and apostles almost […]
WHICH KING JAMES VERSION IS INSPIRED AND INERRANT? THERE ARE MANY TO CHOOSE FROM.
KJV ONLY Advocates Argue Only the 1611 Version Is Inspired and is INERRANT — History Assures Us The Christian Church Never Believed This As Late As the 1890s. KJV Onlyism is a Modern Heresy. Summary: Many of Facebook who have read my recent posts (on my website – faith-happens.com, or linked from Facebook @ facebook.com/sdouglaswoodward) […]
THE 47 SCHOLARS WHO TRANSLATED THE SCRIPTURES AND CREATED THE KING JAMES VERSION TELL US WHAT WE SHOULD BELIEVE ABOUT THIS BIBLE
THE KING JAMES BIBLE PREFACE: AN AFFIRMATION OF THE PREMISES HELD BY ITS 47 TRANSLATORS. This post is taken from Appendix 1 of REBOOTING THE BIBLE. My assumption: It matters what the 47 scholars who did the translating from Hebrew and Greek into the King James Version asserted about their work. If they acclaimed it […]