RE: Essay about errancy

From: Gough, Joshua <>
Date: Mon Feb 02 2004 - 17:04:46 EST

Fair enough :)

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Roger G. Olson []
>>Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 4:55 PM
>>To: Gough, Joshua
>>Subject: Re: Essay about errancy
>>Responding to the following snippet:
>>"Biblical inerrancy is the belief that the Bible is the inspired word
>>God. This means that espousers of Biblical inerrancy believe that the
>>Bible and all of its words in its original languages were inspired
>>directly by the will of God,..."
>>I don't accept the equivalence of "inspiration" with "inerrancy". This
>>seems to be the crux of your dilemma. Maybe Matthew embellished the
>>story, that doesn't really bother me. I don't see how this affects
>>historicity of the resurrection of Christ -- the divine Hope of all
>>I'm not a qualified apologist, so I don't believe I can "defend" this
>>the folks, nor do I wish to. And, I'm not "agreeing to
>>disagree" as per a common aphorism. :-)
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