Authorized Review – Chapter 5: The KJV as a Second Language

This article is the sixth in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Introduction In chapter 5 of Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible, Ward finally says clearly what has been lurking in between the lines in first four chapters: that the KJV should notContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 5: The KJV as a Second Language”

Authorized Review – Chapter 4: Learning Words is Difficult

This article is the fifth in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Introduction Thus far in Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible, the reader is being introduced to the idea that the King James Bible is more difficult to read than people may think.Continue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 4: Learning Words is Difficult”

Authorized Review – Chapter 3: Not so Difficult to Read

This article is the fourth in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Introduction So far in this review series of Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible, Ward has communicated to his reader that the King James, while mostly intelligible, has many places that willContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 3: Not so Difficult to Read”

Authorized Review – Chapter 2: Jokes & Anecdotes

This article is the third in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible.  Introduction In the last article, I addressed Ward’s evaluation of what is lost if the King James Bible goes away. In this article, I will review Chapter 2 of Authorized: The Use & Misuse of theContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 2: Jokes & Anecdotes”

Authorized Review – Chapter 1: A Strange Start

This article is the second in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible.  Introduction In the first article of this series, I highlighted several key observations from the introduction of Mark Ward’s book, Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Notably that most people who readContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 1: A Strange Start”

A Review of “Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible”: Introduction

Introduction  I wrote the first article on this blog on September 4, 2019. Since then, I have sought to tackle the theological problems of the Modern Critical Text, the CBGM, the modern doctrine of inspiration, as well as to shine light on many of the positions of the men and women who are actively involvedContinue reading “A Review of “Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible”: Introduction”

The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Translation Methodology?

This article is the twelfth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Translation Methodology?  This is arguably the most practical question to ask and answer as it pertains to the Bible that ChristiansContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Translation Methodology?”

The Theology of the Text: How Do Critical Methodologies Affect the Layman?

This article is the eleventh in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text – How do Critical Methodologies Affect the Layman? All efforts of the seminaries should be for the purpose of glorifying God and benefitting HisContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: How Do Critical Methodologies Affect the Layman?”

The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Exegesis?

This article is the tenth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Exegesis?  Exegesis is the task of drawing meaning out of the text. It assumes that the text of Holy Scripture hasContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Exegesis?”

The Theology of the Text: What Does it Mean to Have Certainty in Scripture?

This article is the ninth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text: What Does it Mean to Have Certainty in Scripture?  The most important experiential practice for a Christian when they read their Bible is believingContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: What Does it Mean to Have Certainty in Scripture?”