Archive for August 26th, 2009

I have read this a few years back, and I thought Norman Geisler wrote a particularly good article that is relevant for Christian scholars and students of theology and philosophy.*


It’s called “Beware of Philosophy: A Warning to Biblical Scholars”

In particular, is this quote:

In brief, my conclusion is this: We cannot properly beware of philosophy unless we be aware of philosophy…One of the most serious problems for evangelical exegetes is that many are not philosophically trained to snoop out alien presuppositions lurking beneath the surface of their disciplines.¬† In short, many evangelical exegetes do not know how to fulfill Paul’s admonition to ‘beware of philosophy”. (Page 18-19)

*This does not necessarily mean I endorse Geisler’s theology on other areas, nor his apologetics methodology, although I appreciate his contribution.

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