HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

God's word in human words : an…
Loading...

God's word in human words : an evangelical appropriation of critical… (edition 2008)

by Kenton L. Sparks

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
911132,676 (4.1)1
Member:ojchase
Title:God's word in human words : an evangelical appropriation of critical biblical scholarship
Authors:Kenton L. Sparks
Info:Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, c2008.
Collections:Wishlist, Wishlist 2
Rating:
Tags:None

Work details

God's Word in Human Words: An Evangelical Appropriation of Critical Biblical Scholarship by Kenton L. Sparks

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

I won't claim that I fully agree with every point that Sparks makes in God's Words in Human Words (GWHW)--he tackles many issues and makes a lot of points--but I think he elucidates what is--in my opinion--a wonderfully robust post-modern hermeneutic. He has managed to embrace Biblical criticism and post-modern literary theory while, I believe, remaining orthodox. The book left me feeling more intellectually and spiritually satisfied than I have in a long time--high praise, I know.

One of my favourite sentences from the book:
"Any good epistemology will need to explain why common sense seems to work so well; but it will also need to contend with the fact that common sense is that innate capacity by which we infer that the earth is flat." ( )
  dan.hook | Aug 22, 2009 |
added by Christa_Josh | editJournal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Stephen D. Kovach (Mar 1, 2012)
 
added by Christa_Josh | editJournal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Ken Keathley (Mar 1, 2010)
 
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0801027012, Paperback)

The conclusions of critical biblical scholarship often pose a disconcerting challenge to traditional Christian faith. Between the two poles of uncritical embrace and outright rejection of these conclusions, is there a third way? Can evangelical believers incorporate the insights of biblical criticism while at the same time maintaining a high view of Scripture and a vital faith? In this provocative book, Kenton Sparks argues that the insights from historical and biblical criticism can indeed be valuable to evangelicals and may even yield solutions to difficult issues in biblical studies while avoiding pat answers. This constructive response to biblical criticism includes taking seriously both the divine and the human aspects of the Bible and acknowledging the diversity that exists in the biblical texts.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:30 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
6 wanted1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.1)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3
3.5
4 1
4.5 1
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,036,493 books! | Top bar: Always visible