Re: The forgotten verses

From: Walter Hicks (
Date: Mon Jun 16 2003 - 09:57:12 EDT

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    Is there anywhere in the Bible where it claims it's own inerrancy? I know, for
    example, that RC Pope has declared himself to be infallible wrt matters of faith
    and morals. But, I have never heard of any clear cut claim of inerrancy
    specifically made in the Bible. All that seems to be based upon inference and


    "Howard J. Van Till" wrote:

    > >From: Walter Hicks <>
    > >
    > > Has anyone advanced the notion that the Bible may be wrong in some places?
    > >
    > Yes, that idea has occurred to many people. In major portions of the
    > Christian community, however, that would be considered heresy of the highest
    > order. For such folk, protecting the Bible from this form of critical
    > examination is given top priority. Recall a suggestion I have made here
    > before -- look at the 'statement of faith' portion of creationist or other
    > conservative Christian web sites and note how often the very first statement
    > is a declaration about biblical inerrancy, followed later in the list by
    > statements about God and Jesus. Priorities are interesting things.
    > Howard Van Till

    Walt Hicks <>

    In any consistent theory, there must exist true but not provable statements. (Godel's Theorem)

    You can only find the truth with logic If you have already found the truth without it. (G.K. Chesterton) ===================================

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