On Josephus in the Biblical Errancy newsletter: McKinsey: “This passage is so obviously spurious that it is astonishing to find a single theologian left in our time . The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy has 34 ratings and 4 reviews. Josh said: Anyone who claims themselves to be Christian needs to read this book, and b. This important new volume is the most comprehensive critique of the Bible ever written. Author C. Dennis McKinsey believes that Americans.

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It Can’t Be Both! McKinsey makes it clear that the Bible is nothing more than the writings of uninspired, imperfect, mortal men and nothing more. Yet, it is the height of intellectual arrogance to pronounce the case as settled, for we don’t know all of the facts. The issue was never whether there was some “official” ordinance or law that established what a Sabbath’s day journey was. Many alleged problems in the Bible come about because of the inadequacy of English in bringing across ideas given in the original Hebrew and Greek.

As anyone who grew up watching Disney on Sunday mckiinsey knows and especiallyif you live in Central Florida as I do, and see these characters every daymy spelling of the name was indeed correct — and when I pointed out this fact, McKinsey didn’t admit error, he merely changed the subject.

Various issues about the Trinity. If he values honesty and fairness in discussions, he does not exhibit it with his cavalier dismissals of other biblicap writings and with the temper tantrums that mar his writings in many places.

As a side note, it is worthwhile to note that McKinsey endorses by quotation but never “flatly states” support for the idea that Paul was the true founder of Christianity who distorted the teachings of Jesus. As far as his remark that apologists love the copying error excuse because there is mcinsey way that bibliacl can definitely be checked, I find myself in the bizarre situation of being psychoanalyzed by a man who has never met me.


I would be interested to hear from any skeptics or serious students of the Bible who could make the case that the hypothesized solutions of either Hendriksen or Geldenhuys are not feasible. I have developed an interest in Christianity-related questions, both positive and negative, through the development of critical thinking skills that mathematics and philosophy have developed in my mind.

Now about manuscript origins: Don’t expect a novel. Hardcoverpages. McKinsey’s fourth chapter and the copious list of alleged contradictions presented is testimony to this a priori. It is not filled with acrimonious attacks on the validity of the Bible although it certainly attempts to disprove that the Bible is worthwhile and at times the author’s tone is disrespectful.

Strongly shows that the bible is not necessarily the inerrant word of God as many believe. For that I am grateful.

C. Dennis McKinsey, Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy refuted

On Josephus, McKinsey opts for the “interpolation” theory for both passages, adopting the “all or nothing “approach derided by Charlesworth.

Mciknsey, a large amount of people do think that scripture is inerrant–and this volume indicates that they are biblicql wrong. The entire works of Tacitus were once regarded as such.

So when a person runs into problems in the gospels, and it is certain that a person will, does this prove the skeptical claims that there are errors in the originals? I would hope that readers would not find it reasonable to press the fact that the same dfnnis “man” is being used in both premises — it must be taken into account that different shadings are used to the word.

How Religion Poisons Everything. I personally wished that McKinsey would have explored the options and presented his findings to the readers so that his argument’s strength could be fairly evaluated. Item 8 simply quotes Joseph McCabe’s opinion that “it is astonishing to find a single theologian left in our time who accepts the passage as genuine. It is objected that the Bible does not mention anyone other than “Stephen and possibly John the Baptist” dying for the Christian cause, and this is taken as indication that martyrdom is part of denbis mythology”.

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Consequently, for Jesus to tell a man to pick up a symbol which did not yet exist is absurd. Contradiction comes about when one says that “A” is also “non-A”, but that is not what the Trinity states.

Biblical Errancy: A Reference Guide – C. Dennis McKinsey – Google Books

I’ll keep this answer here, because I don’t see how McKinsey supposes this to constitute a lie by Jesus. However, this must not be taken to mean that when I see denniis is to me a spade I will not call mckijsey as such. First of four chapters with Jesus as focus. McKinsey argues that the lack of criticism of biblical writings has wrongly affected millions of people in their beliefs, allowing many to believe the Bible to be the infallible word of God.

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All That’s Wrong with the Bible: In between objections 3 and 4 comes a comment worthy of note, ddnnis which McKinsey presents his version of the “all means all” argument.

McKinsey goes on to restate the above again and again in different words, but piling on makes an argument no more effective. Mckinsey devotes less than five pages to the canon and its development.