Re: [asa] Who wrote this one?

From: Steve Martin <>
Date: Thu Mar 06 2008 - 17:51:59 EST

Ok .. (no use of google) ... I'm guessing Hodge or Warfield (I think I
remember Peter Enns quoting this somewhere) ... ok, if I only get one guess,
I'll go with Hodge.

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 5:45 PM, Terry M. Gray <>

> Here's the next installment of the "name that author" game, following
> after David O's example:
> It is not merely in the matter of verbal expression or literary
> composition that the personal idiosyncrasies of each author are freely
> manifested..., but the very substance of what they write is evidently
> for the most part the product of their own mental and spiritual
> activities... [Each author of Scripture] gave evidence of his own
> special limitations of knowledge and mental power, and of his personal
> defects as well as of his powers.
> [The Scriptures] are written in human languages, whose words,
> inflections, constructions and idioms bear everywhere indelible traces
> of error. The record itself furnishes evidence that the writers were
> in large measure dependent for their knowledge upon sources and
> methods in themselves fallible, and that their personal knowledge and
> judgments were in many matters hesitating and defective, or even wrong.
> TG
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