The three living framers of the ICBI (R. C. Sproul, J.I. Packer and Norman Geisler) have issued written statements against Mike Licona’s view of the Bible.
Craig Blomberg’s new book reveals that there is a resurgence of neo-evangelical theology. Here’s an examination of his book and how his view of Scripture is incompatible with the historic view of inerrancy.
I’m a student in the Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics program at Veritas Evangelical Seminary. I chose Veritas partially due to their affirmation of the ICBI statement in their doctrinal statement. While studying for one of their courses, it occurred to me that there might be an interesting way to put the Matthew 27 centered genre theories to the test.
Contemporary Evangelical NT Genre Criticism: Opening Pandora’s Box? By Joseph M. Holden President of Veritas Evangelical Seminary Perhaps I should have titled my first article (“ICBI is Not for the Birds”) addressing Michael Bird et al critical approach to Scripture – “ICBI is not for the Mocking Birds.” After reading Bird’s response, one wonders what article he actually read and whether neo-evangelical critics take seriously...
Can We Still Believe in the Bible? The real answer to the question posed by Craig Blomberg’s book title is: Yes, we can believe in the general reliability of the Bible, but No we do not believe in its inerrancy, at least not in the sense meant by the framers of the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy.
The Zondervan general editor of the Counterpoint series, Stanley Gundry, together with his chosen editors, J. Merrick and Stephen Garrett, have produced a provocative book on Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy (2013). The five scholar participants are Albert Mohler, Peter Enns, Kevin Vanhoozer, Michael Bird, and John Franke. This Counterpoints series has produced many stimulating dialogues on various topics, and they no doubt intended to do the same on this controversial topic of inerrancy.