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Should I Read Blogs Rather than Books?

Should I Read Blogs Rather than Books?

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With all the benefits that come with an online world and the sheer volume of information that’s available to us—and that’s not necessarily a bad thing—we have to develop filters and ways of filtering out the worst of it so we can read just the best of it. There’s still a lot to be said […]

Should Christians study philosophy?

Should Christians study philosophy?

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SPROUL: When I was a philosophy major myself, when I was an undergraduate in college, I received all kinds of flak from my Christian friends who thought it was a leap into godlessness to busy my mind with godless philosophy, and there was no end to the citations from the sacred Scripture about “beware of […]

The Book of Revelation: The Last Days According to Jesus with R.C. Sproul

The Book of Revelation: The Last Days According to Jesus with R.C. Sproul

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How do scholars estimate when each book of the Bible was written?

How do scholars estimate when each book of the Bible was written?

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SPROUL: There are different methods. The main method is through external sources, by looking at what the ancient extrabiblical writers would quote. For example, if a text of Scripture was quoted by Eusebius, and you know when Eusebius lived, then that helps to date the book. Also, by looking at internal references and first century—history […]

What are apocryphal books, and should Christians read them? – Sinclair Ferguson

What are apocryphal books, and should Christians read them? – Sinclair Ferguson

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You know, I’m a Presbyterian, and the confession of faith that the denomination I’m in uses is the Westminster Confession of Faith. And in its first chapter it makes a comment on the apocryphal books, which basically is, that they have no more value than any other piece of literature. And the reason that’s characteristic […]