In my previous post, I began a four part series addressing the book Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition: Recovering the Genius of Premodern Exegesis, by Craig A. Carter. As we saw in that post, Carter could speak of “the Great Tradition” as though it were synonymous with his understanding of the Nicene doctrine of … Continue reading Review of Interpreting Scripture With the Great Tradition — Part 2 “Christian Platonism”
This post is the first of four brief posts that will address the book Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition: Recovering the Genius of Premodern Exegesis, by Craig A. Carter. In this post, I would like to address first a troublesome concept found in the title of the book, namely the Great Tradition. The blog's … Continue reading Review of Interpreting Scripture With the Great Tradition — Part 1 “Great Tradition”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7sl8lR5zJc I was greatly encouraged by this teaching from James White. I share his perspective on the issues discussed in this video, and I teach from the same point of view when I teach biblical hermeneutics (both in my church and when teaching at GBTS). May God help us to remain faithful.
Throughout my years as a believer, I have been told and taught that when one reads or studies the Bible that one should not come with any preconceived theology in mind but allow the Word of God and the Spirit of God to work as one reads and studies the text. This is, of course, … Continue reading Of Bible Reading and Theological Formulation
I am thankful for the opportunity to help Grace Bible Institute in any way I can to fulfill the command of Scripture, as Paul wrote to Timothy, that "the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also" (2 Tim. 2:2). … Continue reading Grace Bible Institute Class on Biblical Interpretation