World-renowned Bible scholars, such as Robert L. Thomas, the late Norman L. Geisler, Gleason L. Archer, F. David Farnell, and the late Gleason L. Archer Jr., among many others, have fought for decades to educate readers about the dangers of higher criticism.
What has happened to our modern-day evangelical Bible scholars? Daniel B. Wallace wrote, “The new generation of evangelical scholars is far more comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty than previous generations.” This is pessimistic, not optimistic. It has a tone of excitement about telling the Christian readers that they cannot really have confidence in anything textual scholars do, i.e., cannot have confidence in the trustworthiness of their New Testament.
Modern objections to the Book of Daniel were started by German scholars who were prejudiced against the supernatural. Daniel foretells events that have occurred in
The prophet Isaiah, the son of Amoz (ʾāmōṣ—“strong or courageous”), was apparently a member of a fairly distinguished and influential family. Not only is his
Bible critics would tell us that the book of Isaiah is like a tapestry, with many hands contributing to its greater unity. Scholars recognize at least three distinct authors in the text. Is this true?
The errors of the higher criticism of which I shall write pertain to its very substance. Those of a secondary character the limits of my