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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The indication here is that pagans are the ones doing the sacrifices – not the Christians.

The Quest for a Righteous Man. More than enough examples have been provided to convince any reasonably open-minded person that the Bible is a fraud. Apparently, he knows the state of my mind and my life events better than I do. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Inspiration and biblicl Lord’s Words. Be the first to ask a question about The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy.

You are correct, the issues raised in Biblical Errancy represent a challenge to Bible inerrantists, and religion in general. The CRI rep went on:.

A critique of the Catholic doctrine of Mary’s perpetual virginity, which we will not defend. This being the case, our admonitions re Proverbial Literature directly apply. Although a fragment preserved cmkinsey Sulpicius Severus indicates that Tacitus did mention Christians in a part of his Histories biblicwl lost to us.

But let us recall as well that at this time, Nero was not in the most reasonable frame of mind. Perhaps these are genuine errors and contradictions.


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Of course, McKinsey does not believe in heaven or Paradise, but that is not the point of the objection. For one, it is not nearly in-depth as it should be.

What About the Great Errancy At the gladiatorial show, which he gave in a wooden amphitheatre, erected in the district of the Campus Martius within the space of a single bbiblical [58 C.

McKinsey is here mixing together a great many category errors and coming up with conclusions that Biblical and general textual critics alike would find outrageous.

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This seems just silly as the reference appears to be more of a litary hyperbole than a statement mckknsey botany. The reference by John is a geographical one, not a political one. Cites verses where Joseph is called the “father” of Jesus. It is hardly probable that Nero would have incurred the risk of a second fire by his denns torches. Without exploring issues such as the reliability of Church tradition and the contrary opinions of secular historians, it may be said here that this is yet another example of McKinsey writing in a way that implies that the Bible is all there is that records relevant Christian history, although he certainly knows better.

McKinsey obtained a bachelor’s degree in philosophy in and a master’s mckinse in the social sciences in from the University of Indiana. This principle is not one that I apply to Scripture in contradistinction to all other things.

Retrieved 22 October Others are a case of Mary speaking publicly, where we would hardly expect her to say, “I and this man who is not really your father For the latter, see here. Account Options Sign in. Without this piece of information, though, our natural instincts would point to the first two possibilities.


A Most Important Question: McKinsey makes it clear that the Bible is nothing more than the writings of uninspired, imperfect, mortal men and nothing more. As you have probably realized by now, the most common excuse [value-laden term?! There are other factors to consider as well.

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

I am also a former hardened skeptic and thus can lay claim to the right to assert that I have been on both sides and have at times in my life made arguments from both sides. Item 6 says that “most scholars admit that the works of Tacitus have not been preserved with any degree of fidelity.

This is merely well-poisoning. But when one charges a document with errors, one should eerancy honest and investigate whether such errrancy charge is merited based on the evidence. While certainly provoking intense controversy, this book is nonetheless a very useful source of information for skeptics and exploring Christians alike. I would hope that readers would not find it reasonable to press the fact that the same word “man” is being used in both premises — it must be taken into account that different shadings are used to the word.