This comprehensive volume offers clear and concise answers to every major Bible difficulty from Genesis to Revelation, staunchly defending the authority and inspiration of Scripture. Written in a problem/solution format, the authors cover over 800 questions which critics and doubters raise about the Bible.
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Norman L. Geisler has taught at university and graduate levels for nearly 50 years and has spoken, traveled, or debated in all 50 states and in 26 countries. He holds a BA and MA from Wheaton College, a ThB from William Tyndale College, and a PhD in philosophy from Loyola University.
After his studies at Wheaton, he became the graduate assistant in the Bible-philosophy department at the college. He has since taught Bible, apologetics and philosophy at Detroit Bible College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Dallas Theological Seminary, and was the dean of Liberty Center for research and scholarship in Lynchburg, VA. In 1992, he cofounded and served as the president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina, until 2006. Currently, he is a professor of theology and apologetics at SES.
“Mistake 3: Confusing Our Fallible Interpretations with God’s Infallible Revelation.” (Page 16)
“Mistake 8: Assuming that a Partial Report is a False Report.” (Page 20)
“Some even speak of thousands of mistakes. The truth is there is not even one demonstrated error in the original text of the Bible. This is not to say that there are not difficulties in our Bibles.” (Page 11)
“After forty years of continual and careful study of the Bible, one can only conclude that those who think they have discovered a mistake in the Bible do not know too much about the Bible—they know too little about it! This does not mean, of course, that we understand all the difficulties in the Scriptures. But it does lead us to believe that Mark Twain was correct when he concluded that it was not the part of the Bible he did not understand that bothered him the most, but the parts he did understand!” (Page 26)
“in God, hate is a judicial act on the part of the righteous Judge who separates the sinner from Himself” (Page 235)