You Can’t Trust the Bible

There’s a number of issues about the reliability of the Bible and the accuracy of traditional Christian doctrine that have a way of poking their head out here on this blog. If you’d like a fuller view on Evangelical answers to these questions, you can listen to this lecture series. They do a good job of listing the problems and giving an answer for them. It’s my view that there is great reason to believe that we have the right books in the Bible and that our core doctrines were not based on mere political process.

Why (and how) should I believe the Bible to be the word of God?
Part 1

Part 2


What about all those transmission errors and contradictions in the Bible?

Part 1

Part 2


How did they choose the books that are in the Bible? And didn’t they just vote on it?

Part 1

Part 2

If you’d like to directly download the audio files, you can go here.

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7 thoughts on “You Can’t Trust the Bible

  1. Because she’s found ways to do mental gymnastics and reconcile passages that are contradictory on their face. The plain language may be contradictory, but people are perfectly capable of putting the right spin on things, distorting meanings, and stretching the limits of lanugage and intention in order to make things fit that taken literally, do not fit.

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