THE ENDURING AUTHORITY OF THE CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES – Chapter 30, edited by D.A. Carson

Published on October 2, 2017 by Joshua R Monroe

Eerdmans, 2016 | 1248 pages

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Editor’s Note: Today we continue our series of “bonus” summaries covering all thirty-six chapters of the monumental volume, The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures (D.A. Carson, ed.).

 

Chapter 30: Science and Scripture

by Kirsten Birkett
(Summarized by Mark Coppenger)

Birkett, a lecturer in ethics and philosophy at Oak Hill Theological College and research fellow for the Latimer Trust, begins by acknowledging that Christians must be wary of the impulse to make the Bible “look as good as possible” and to “impose scientific views (in particular) on Scripture.” But she hastens to offer a balancing, cautionary lesson in Galileo. For while it is commonly said that. . .

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The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures

Eerdmans, 2016 | 1248 pages