The TGC-Bruxy Inerrancy ‘Debate’

This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.

Thus ends T. S. Eliot’s immortal poem. And thus ended the short and superficial ‘debate’ between Bruxy Cavey and The Gospel Coalition (TGC) Canada. Continue reading

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Rowe on Clarke on the Cosmological Argument

On November 14, 2018, Dr. Davis will be reading his paper “From Parts to Whole (and Back Again): Rowe on Clarke on the Cosmological Argument” at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (Denver, Colorado). Continue reading

Perfectly Communicating Error?

In “Seeking Clarity with Bruxy Cavey” (Sept 10, 2018), Paul Carter asks: “So you believe that the words of the Apostle Paul are authoritative and inspired?” The response comes as follows:

Yes, I see Paul’s writings as authoritative in that normative Protestant sense. Paul might not be perfect – only Jesus is! – but God has inspired Scripture to perfectly communicate what God wants it to say (ibid). Continue reading

the practical inerrantist

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Gibson and Caviezel discuss the practical problem of filming a crucifixion.

Rich Davis’ recent blog post “How Not to Align with Inerrancy” demonstrates that an affirmation of inerrancy cannot be much of an affirmation if it also insists that there are mistakes in the Bible.

How is that possible, affirming inerrancy and errancy? According to Bruxy Cavey,  it comes from an Anabaptist view of what might be described as a form of practical inerrancy: Continue reading

How Not to Align with Inerrancy

In a recent post on his blog (see here), Bruxy Cavey has affirmed this proposition:

INERRANT: “the Bible is ‘the authoritative written Word of God, inspired by the Holy Spirit, inerrant in all that it teaches’.” [1]

INERRANT, he remarks, is “a statement I have been happy to align with.” If align means “affirm to be true,” we can happily agree. Continue reading