The following articles are related to the topic of LIBERALISM

Five Alleged Mistakes in the Bible

A recent article entitled Five Mistakes in Your Bible Translation which appeared in the Huffington Post , a liberal online newspaper, alleges that the Bible contains numerous translation errors. Let us consider some of the examples mentioned. Covet Doesn't Mean Covet Supposedly, the command, "You shall not covet" (Ex. 20:17), has been mistranslated. It really means "Don't take." Is that ... read more »

The Value of Modesty

Louis L'Amour was a premier novelist. His fascinating stories of the old west have been bestsellers. L'Amour had a vast personal library dealing with American frontier lore, and he was meticulous in producing works that are fastidiously accurate in terms of the culture of the 1800s. Some years ago a national magazine published an article by L'Amour which addressed the ... read more »

Times That Try Our Souls

There may be many things upon which brethren in Christ are at variance, but there is one matter upon which most all agree: we are at a very critical point at this stage of our modern history as the New Testament church. We are on the brink of a major division, if, in fact, such has not occurred already to ... read more »

Modernism and the Virgin Birth of Christ

John Dominic Crossan is no stranger to those who are familiar with modern attacks against the Bible. Crossan, a professor at DePaul University, has served as co-chair of the infamous Jesus Seminar-a conglomerate of infidelic, self-styled "intellectuals" who aim to create a "Bible" that conforms to their own faithlessness. Crossan, who has been called "the greatest scholar alive on the ... read more »

Roman Catholic Professor Denies the Resurrection of Christ

Thomas H. West, a Roman Catholic by background, is Professor of Theology at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota. The controversial teacher recently authored a book under the title, Jesus and the Quest for Meaning (Fortress Press, 2001). Unfortunately, the gentleman's "quest for meaning" remains unfilled, for he has yet to grasp the basic meaning of the ... read more »

The Parting of the Red Sea: Miracle or Natural Event?

It is a well-known fact that religious modernists read the Bible through the rose-colored lenses of their own naturalistic presuppositions. Take, for example, the Old Testament narrative regarding Israel's passage through the Red Sea. "And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and Jehovah caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all the night, and ... read more »

The First Woman Apostle — So-called

Junia - The First Woman Apostle is the title of a book by Lutheran scholar Eldon Jay Epp. According to a recent edition of Christian News (10/3/05, pp. 1ff), Epp is Harness Professor of Biblical Literature emeritus and Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences emeritus at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH). He is also recent Visiting Professor of New ... read more »

What About Jacob’s Prophecy Regarding Zebulun?

When Jacob pronounced the blessings upon his sons near the time of his death, he said of Zebulun: "Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for a haven of ships; and his border shall be upon Sidon" (Genesis 49:13). The alleged "problem" with this prophecy is that, purportedly, the tribe of Zebulun never realized ... read more »

The Credibility of the Book of Acts

Liberal critics of the Bible have frequently alleged that the book of Acts is not a reliable document from the standpoint of history.F.C. Baur (1792-1860) of Germany popularized this view more than a century ago.This notion, however, has been thoroughly discredited. Sir William Ramsay (1851-1939), a British scholar, initially questioned the historicity of Acts, but after years of literally digging ... read more »

Clouds Without Water: A Review of the New ACU Commentary

In the little letter that bears his name, Jude, a half-brother of our Lord, addressed a malignant first-century movement that threatened to undermine the integrity of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Certain teachers had wormed their way among the early saints with the ambition of changing the fundamental composition of Christianity. They wanted an "emerging church," different from that of ... read more »