FAITH & DOUBT ARE NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE
Hello! I’m Brian Felushko.
Student • Teacher • writer • Skeptical Believer
May this be a safe place where we can both trust and doubt, discuss beliefs and ask difficult questions.
“The Bible is an ancient, diverse and ambiguous book leading us to wisdom rather than answers.”PETER ENNS
My Thoughts on “The Bible Made Impossible” (6)
Smith, Christian. The Bible Made Impossible: Why Biblicism is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2012. Kindle Edition. After two brief posts on the specific subject of the Christological Hermeneutic—introduced in Chapter 5 of Smith’s book—this post returns to the next chapter, “Accepting Complexity and Ambiguity.” As Smith states,…
The Christological Hermeneutic (2)
What’s My Problem Anyway? So, you ask—and rightly so—“Why do you, as a follower of Jesus, have any problems whatsoever with the Christological Hermeneutic?” Let me say at the outset, I’ve been a follower of Jesus for 46 years and I plan to be a follower of Jesus for the remainder of my life. My…
The Christological Hermeneutic (1)
What Some of Its Apologists Say I realize, as I quote these four scholars regarding their explanation of the Christological Hermeneutic, that explanations among its apologists vary in intensity of conviction and range of application—e.g., compare Boyd’s boldly stated absolute certainty with Seibert’s and Baker Putt’s more open-minded, less certain approach. For me, these four…