On Josephus in the Biblical Errancy newsletter: McKinsey: “This passage is so obviously spurious that it is astonishing to find a single theologian left in our time . The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy has 34 ratings and 4 reviews. Josh said: Anyone who claims themselves to be Christian needs to read this book, and b. This important new volume is the most comprehensive critique of the Bible ever written. Author C. Dennis McKinsey believes that Americans.

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If there are errors then as an inerrantist I am wrong. For the actual matter of evidence on these verses, look here.

Lord of the Rings comes to mind. Won’t give you ammo to use against apologists. Item 4 objects that “the passage implies Trajan was not acquainted with Christian beliefs and customs” even though there were Christians in Rome. I will point the reader first to my material on the divine claims of Jesus hereespecially my material on Jesus’ claim to be divine Wisdom.

McKinsey was highly skeptical of claims from the Bible which he believed contained many errors, contradictions, and fallacies. Reference to erfancy idea that Jesus never existed; see above. A criticism of these verses. Deennis volume and scope of the material discussed is such that anyone having any interest whatsoever in Scriptures will find something of value in these pages.

I actually found myself referring to my own bible to verify the accuracy of McKinsey’s assertions. Dennis McKinsey no knowledge of the Jewish concept of resurrection, no desire to do the research needed to differentiate between a resurrection and a mere resuscitation? Deals somewhat topically with issues.

McKinsey argues that the lack of criticism of biblical writings has wrongly affected millions of people in their beliefs, allowing many to believe the Bible to be the infallible word of God.

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McKinsey has provided no support such as parallel usage of “brother” by Josephus in other citations. Why do I take the innocent-until-guilty approach instead of the guilty-until-innocent approach of the Bible’s attackers? Consider the argument this way: Item 8 simply quotes Joseph McCabe’s opinion that “it is astonishing to find a single theologian left in our time who accepts the passage as genuine.


It is a principle that I apply to everything. These will be mentioned as they arise, and it is left up to the reader to determine for himself or herself whether I am being reasonable or am committing one or both!

But taken in pieces, we shall see that his efforts fail. However, a large amount of people do think that scripture is inerrant–and this volume indicates that they are dead wrong.

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Answering the issues brought forward can provide the Christian mckinesy depth of understanding and a sense of peace that your foot is more stable on the terrain. McKinsey makes the death-dates a major point and dismisses all else as picking sources that one “likes” — as though all sources are in fact equally in? One can emote all one wants [as McKinsey does] about this and that, but where does this excuse one from patient study of the texts and a continual consideration of idiom, context, genre, etc?

Likewise mcknsey “How do you know it wasn’t God speaking through Job” argument is no more than his “How do you know Lazarus did die” argument with regards to the difference between his resuscitation and Jesus’ resurrection; see below in a different form. From there, it is logical to deduce that whatever the distance between Jerusalem and Olivet was the distance of such a journey.

Newer versions include more useful translations, but Errancy think McKinsey really has a point he wants mckonsey make to fundamentalists.

Jan 01, Pages Buy. Unclean Spirits from God? McKinsey replied by suggesting that this means that one could say the same of the Ten Commandments.

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Some of these are recorded perceptions of people who obviously would not know of the virginal conception like the townspeople of Nazareth.

If Luke makes light of the journey being a “Sabbath’s day” journey, it implies that there is something different about it, as opposed to a “regular day’s” journey. Tacitus 15 BE newsletter — Tacitus is also made to say that the Christians took their denomination from Christ which could apply to any of the so-called Christs who were put to death in Dennnis, including Christ Jesus.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Item 3 claims that “it is extremely doubtful that James is understood by Josephus to be the physical brother of Jesus, since brotherhood might very well mean only that he belonged to the Jesus sect or was one of the brethren.

Taylor in the Diegesis says that the manuscript de Spire worked on was eighth century p, although Taylor cites no source for the date and appears slightly doubtful about its age – JW Ross’ argument was that Poggio Bracciolini forged the entire thing in the s, so to use both Hochart relying on Ross AND Taylor, despite the latter’s doubts, shows McKinsey contradicts himself.

We do assert that Jesus did know the future, but as for those he spoke to – does McKinsey realize how common crucifixion was in the ancient Roman world? I hope I am not sounding too pedantic here.

Check the places in the BE newsletter where someone writes in to point out a typo. These two statements may be called contradictory in the very broad sense. Since it didn’t anticipate the change in terms, it is in error. The rubber meets the road, however, when the claim-maker has to ‘refute the refutations’, which is the hard part.

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Halderman-Julius, an atheist, we read “THE scholarship, immense and convincing, of the present volume will enlighten any reader” – how’s that for false advertising! It is one thing to discuss somebody’s research, theses, and views — it is quite another thing to speak in hateful and provocative language about the somebody.

Cites verses where Joseph is called the “father” of Errncy. Jeremy rated it really liked it Apr 20,