Is historical accuracy an indispensable part of the Bible's storyline, or is Scripture only concerned with theological truths? As progressive evangelicals threaten to reduce the Bible's jurisdiction by undermining its historical claims, every Christian who cares about the integrity of Scripture must be prepared to answer this question.Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith?: A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture
offers a firm defense of Scripture's historical legitimacy and the theological implications of modern and postmodern approaches that teach otherwise. In this very much needed collection of essays, scholars from diverse areas of expertise lend strong arguments in support of the doctrine of inerrancy.
Contributors explore how the specific challenges of history, authenticity, and authority are answered in the text of the Old and New Testaments as well as how the Bible is corroborated by philosophy and archaeology.
With contributions from respected scholars-including:
- Allan Millard
- Craig Blomberg
- Graham Cole
- Michael Haykin
- Robert Yarbrough
- Darrell Bock
and editorial leaderszhip provided by world renowned historians:
Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith?
- James K. Hoffmeier
- Dennis R. Magary
provides biblically faithful Christians with fresh insight, arguments, and language with which to defend Scripture's historical accuracy against a culture, academy, and increasingly a church, skeptical of those claims.