The following articles are related to the topic of HIGHER CRITICISM

The Day-Day View: A Criticism Answered

What is the Day-Day View of the creation week? Those who criticize the literal interpretation of the first week look for textual evidence that the days in Genesis 1 are not 24-hour days. Have they found what they are looking for?

Sexual Promiscuity — A National Plague

The level of sexual sin in American culture today has reached alarming levels. Such debauchery cannot abide without widespread and long-lasting detriments. What can the Christian do?

Did Paul Pray for the Dead?

Sincere Roman Catholics, and some Protestants, allege that Paul uttered a prayer on behalf of a deceased brother in Christ. Is there merit in this allegation. There is not. Study this with us.

Skeletons in the Closet of Science

In many ways, science has often been its own worst enemy. This article demonstrates that just because some idea is supported by “science” does not mean that it is infallible or believable.

A Feud Among Evolutionists

Stephen J. Gould of Harvard University was probably the most militant opponent of Christianity in the nation in the late 1990s. But his popular combative rants against creation got him in hot water from his evolutionary companions, a modern-day feud among friends.

The Big Bang Theory vs. God’s Word

John Clayton has virtually made a career of lecturing most weekends of the year to churches across the country. His knowledge of science is woefully skewed with ideas of evolution; unfortunately, his acquaintance with the Bible is even more deficient.

What Do You Really Know about Evolution?

Some years ago a few scientists declared that the theory of evolution was as well established as the rotundity of the earth. But evolution is still a theory, not a law. All of the basics of this theory stand in opposition to known science.

More Preaching on Baptism?

Does the church need more preaching on baptism? How does one determine balance in gospel preaching? Jason Jackson addresses this issue in this week’s Penpoints.

The Textual Basis of the Bible

It is a misguided endeavor to contend that the KJV is the only reliable translation available today, or even that it is the best one.

Is the “Gospel of Judas” True?

The National Geographic Society has once more attempted to capitalize upon the name of Jesus Christ by a promotion of the so-called “Gospel of Judas” in recent interviews, publications, etc. This controversy is much ado over nothing. In this article, Australian Christian scholar, Gary Young (Ph.D. in Roman history), puts this issue into its proper historical framework.

The Growing Phenomenon of Home Education

There is an exploding educational phenomenon in America. It is the accelerating practice of homeschooling. Some charge that homeschooled kids suffer from inadequate socialization. A new study disputes this allegation.

The New Testament Compared to Classical Literature

The New Testament was completed by the end of the first century. How do we know that the documents have come down to us with integrity over the past twenty centuries? It is a fascinating study. The evidence is stunning.

The Star of Bethlehem

The nature of the “star of Bethlehem” is an intriguing topic. Study this issue with us as we look at various theories.

An Atheistic Assault upon the “Design” Argument

An atheist thinks he has crafted an ingenious argument against the time-tested concept of “design demands an intelligent designer.” But his reasoning is logically flawed and internally inconsistent.