Tag Archives: Walter Moberly

Forward and Backward

These are interesting times. Last Monday and Tuesday I was out of town, part of a departmental review committee at another University. Wednesday, seeing the writing on the wall, I spent half of my class introducing my students to our … Continue reading

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Inerrant or Trustworthy?

In the final chapter (actually an epilogue) of The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith, Walter Moberly digs biblical literacy and a Christian privileging of the bible. In his discussion he uses the example of … Continue reading

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Faith in a Disenchanted Age

Walter Moberly, The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith, explains why he finds the Bible and the Christian faith both plausible and convincing. Although the Bible is important, it doesn’t work in a vacuum. In … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg?

What comes first, the church or the bible? In many respects this is a chicken or egg question. It isn’t really possible to separate the two. We have the bible through the church and we privilege the bible because of … Continue reading

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Foundations and Faith

I am reading through Walter Moberly’s recent book, The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith. Chapter 3 presents the bulk of his argument for the Bible as a privileged set of writings, through the Spirit … Continue reading

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Approaching the Bible as …

Walter Moberly, The Bible in a Disenchanted Age, proposes three approaches to reading the Bible. As Christians we read the Bible through eyes of faith, to know God. But the Bible remains a subject for significant study in the secular … Continue reading

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The Bible For Today

I recently picked up a book by R. W. L. Moberly The Bible in a Disenchanted Age, relatively new – published early 2018. Marianne Meye Thompson writes in her blurb for the book: In this gem of a book, Walter … Continue reading

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