Monday, May 05, 2014

Jason Lisle on Norm Geisler

Norm Geisler is in a bit of a bind. On the one hand he's an ardent opponent of evangelicals whom he deems to have gone soft on inerrancy. He recently targeted Craig Blomberg's Can We Still Believe the Bible?: An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions.

Problem is, Geisler has a chink in his own armor. He came of age before the resurgence of young-earth creationism. Most conservative evangelicals of his generation were old-earth creationists. He's basically a throwback to the Bernard Ramm's classic concordist paradigm: The Christian View of Science and Scripture.

It's more fun to play offense than defense. So it's painful for Geiser to find himself fending off attacks from the right:

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