308 - Inerrancy vs. Contradictions

Does the Bible Have Errors and Can They be Resolved?
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  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

This is the eighth class in the Bible: Myth or Fact series. In this lesson we will thoroughly explore the inerrancy of the Bible. Does the Bible contain errors? What does inerrancy mean? Can any apparent errors found in the Bible be resolved? These are all serious questions that demand answers. In this lesson we will cover many important topics including:

  • What is inerrancy and how does it apply to the bible?
  • What are some commonly pointed out errors in the Bible
  • What are some common assumptions people make about the Bible
  • Can all the apparent inconsistencies in the Bible really be resolved?

In this lesson, we provide you with reasonable answers to all these important questions. We hope you will gain the insight you need to determine for yourself whether the Bible can be trusted.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other courses in the "Bible Myth or Fact" series may be useful but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the definition of inerrancy
  • Gain Insight Into Some Apparent Contradictions in the Bible
  • Understand How to Best Resolve Biblical Contradictions

What is the target audience?

  • Those Who are Unsure About the Inerrancy of the Bible
  • Anyone skeptical about the Bible

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Curriculum

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Course 307 is recommended before taking this course.

Section 1: Understanding Inerrancy
4 pages

Download & print outlines before proceeding to videos... They will be your study guides... The answers will be given throughout the videos.

Introduction
Preview
01:06
Is The Bible Really Errorless?
Preview
09:54
What Does Inerrancy Mean?
04:26
Section 2: Are There Problems With the Bible?
Difficulties in the Bible
06:31
Epistemology
06:49
Why Believe the Bible is Inerrant?
05:05
Section 3: Some Commonly Voiced Problems
Common Objections
07:51
What About the Originals?
05:28
Why is This So Important?
04:31
Section 4: Solving Difficult Riddles
What is a Solution to a Biblical Problem?
05:37
Guilty Until Proven Innocent and Context
05:44
Literary Genres and Human Qualities
07:33
Differing Accounts, Paraphrasing, and Unusual Stories
06:20
Semantics and Rounding
05:50
Section 5: Can the Bible Be Trusted?
Misapplying Inerrancy
03:41
Understanding Miracles
06:09
Rare Events Can Still Be Real
04:53
Section 6: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
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Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

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