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Collected Writings on Scripture

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God's Word has always had enemies, but in recent years the inspiration and authority of Scripture have been attacked with renewed vigor. Respected scholar D. A. Carson has written widely on the nature of Scripture over the past thirty years, and here presents a timely collection of his work in two parts.

In part 1, Carson selects essays written on such themes as how to inte
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Hardcover, 335 pages
Published July 1st 2010 by Crossway Books
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Michael Boling
Jan 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Ever since the time of Adam and Eve, the Word of God has been under attack. These attacks not only come from outside the walls of the Church, they also seem to creep into and rear their ugly head from inside the Church as well. Thus, it is perennially vital for believers to make a concerted effort to stand on the doctrine of the authority and inspiration of Scripture as being the Word of God provided to His people. Noted author and theologian, D. A. Carson, in his excellent book Collected Writin ...more
Bob Hayton
Oct 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Solomon said "there is nothing new under the sun". In theology, however, this often appears not to be the case. With the preponderance of scholars today divided up into numerous different biblical disciplines, a constant barrage of books and controversies threatened to inundate us in a tidal wave of "new" ideas and opinions. Against such a barrage, we need seasoned, Christian scholars who can navigate through this sea of scholarly opinion without losing their bearings on the north star of Christ ...more
Tyler
Feb 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
D. A. Carson always brings it. This is a collection of some of his articles and book reviews on the topic of bibliology. He has a way of cutting through the academic jargon and getting to the heart of the issue in commonsense language. Some of these reviews are a little dated, but the principles are sound. This book serves as a reminder of the incredible pressure on Christians to capitulate to worldly ideas, especially in the academic arena. But Carson also gives a legitimate answer to those who ...more
Wesley
Jul 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Let's just put it out there: when it comes to academic Christian thought, Carson is in a league of his own. These essays and book critiques put that on display. Two that struck me as excellent reads were his "Approach to the Bible" introduction and his defense of Scripturae Claritas in the modern context. The ONLY reason I gave 4 instead of 5 stars is that some of the essays are slightly dated in the content (which he acknowledges) and may be difficult to track names and positions in them. HOWEV ...more
Graham Heslop
Mar 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
In my opinion, D. A. Carson is the biblical scholar par exellence of our day, perhaps even of the 21st century. This collection demonstrates Carson's breadth in ability, depth of thought, and razor-sharp criticisms. In covering a wide range of issues surrounding Scripture, touching on numerous related disciplines, this work offers its reader a primer for many modern questions and challenges.
Mike Jorgensen
Some of the essays are profound and others are outdated (already) and somewhat obscure. Its hard to turn a compilation of writings into a book, but this one is a good collection that makes for a decent book. The highlight: his essay on the claritas scripturae. Lowlight: the book reviews.
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D.A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has been at Trinity since 1978. Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he also served for two years as academic dean. He has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry in Cana ...more
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“God’s gracious self-disclosure in Scripture can never be adequately assessed by those who insist on being independent knowers: for God to structure his revelation to accommodate such a desire would be to foster the sin from which the gospel frees us. God in his great mercy refuses to pander to our unlimited lust to be gods. He has ensured that his own self-disclosure should be abundantly clear to those who by grace have eyes to see and ears to hear, but can never be as rigorously self-evident as a mathematical theorem where human beings control all the definitions and the rules of the relationships. We walk by faith, and not by sight.” 0 likes
“In the Bible’s view of the relation between God and his people, we need the help of God’s Holy Spirit to understand the truth as much as we need his help to do the truth.” 0 likes
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