Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Interdisciplinary Integration, Scholarship of Faith Integration

Abstract

Provides an historical overview of the concept of the authority of Scripture, emphasizing the impact of developments since the Enlightenment. Recommends an approach to Scripture that: allows scholarship to inform us about context and the complexities of authorship, recognizes that everything is judged by reason, bases belief on truth, and integrates scripture with other sources of knowledge.

Comments

Presentation delivered several times by the author as a guest lecturer, Olivet Nazarene University.