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By Terry L. Wilder

In protection of the Bible gathers extraordinary articles via complete students (Paul Copan, William A. Dembski, Mary Jo Sharp, Darrell L. Bock, etc.), addressing and responding to the entire significant modern demanding situations to the divine proposal and authority of Scripture.

The e-book starts via taking a look at philosophical and methodological demanding situations to the Bible—questions approximately even if it's logically attainable for God to speak verbally with people; what it ability to assert the Bible is right according to postmodern issues concerning the nature of fact; protecting the readability of Scripture opposed to historic skepticism and relativism.

Contributors additionally discover textual and historic challenges—charges made by way of Muslims, Mormons, and skeptics that the Bible has been corrupted past fix; questions on the authorship of convinced biblical books; allegations that the Bible borrows from pagan myths; the ancient reliability of the previous and New Testaments.

Final chapters tackle moral, medical, and theological demanding situations— demonstrating the Bible's ethical integrity concerning the issues of slavery and sexism; harmonizing exegetical and theological conclusions with the findings of technological know-how; addressing accusations that the Christian canon is the results of political and theological manipulation; finally protecting the Bible as now not easily traditionally trustworthy and constant, yet actually the notice of God.

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