In conclusion, one can nearly always learn something from any scholar, and I have read critical scholars from a wide range of perspectives ever the years with profit even if I disagree with their conclusions or theology. Unfortunately though, I gained little pleasure and only marginal profit from Kenton Sparks's book, in particular by what I view as a rather casual handling of Scripture itself.
Friday, August 08, 2008
Baugh on "God's Words and Human Words"
S.M. Baugh (NT professor at Westminster Seminary California) reviews Kenton Sparks's book, God's Words and Human Words: An Evangelical Appropriation of Critical Biblical Scholarship (published by Baker Academic). An excerpt: