Some might be surprised. Others will say, "I knew it all along. He's not to be trusted. He's slid so far down the slippery slope he's a nanometer from Hell's Gates."
What am I talking about? The Bible. Sorry. The Holy Bible.
I don't believe it's inerrant.
Automatic handwriting under the control of the Holy Spirit? Ummmm… I don't think so.
Scot McKnight notes:
…many Christians grow up with a view of Scripture that it is inerrant, and that means for them – and I speak here of the populist impression – that it is not only true but that is more or less magically true – true beyond its time, true when everything else says something else. Connected to this view of inerrancy is a view of Bible reading that takes a sound Christian idea called the perspicuity of Scripture, that the Bible's message is clear to any able-minded Bible reader, and ratchets it up one notch so that the Bible reader thinks whatever I see in the Bible is what the Bible is saying. This is my way of saying that one's ...1