How Reliable Is the Bible?

Very reliable. The most reliable. Inerrant.

But don’t just take my word for it. Here are some resources from scholars greater than I to help support this claim.

INTERVIEWS

In this video, D.A. Carson answers the questions, “What does inerrancy mean? Is it essential to Christian belief?”

Some great scholars and pastors (including John Piper, Al Mohler, and Mark Dever) gathered for a panel discussion on inerrancy. Here is the audio.

Dr. Carl Trueman and Dr. Greg K. Beale (author of The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism) discuss the issue of inerrancy. Here is the audio.

BLOGS

Kevin DeYoung did an extensive series on inerrancy:

A fascinating interview with one of Christianity’s premier textual critics today discussing the evidence we have today to support the reliability of the Bible. If you only read one thing from this blog post, read this.

Daniel Wallace and Bart Ehrman debate the reliability of the Bible.

BOOKS

J.I. Packer, Truth and Power: The Place of Scripture in the Christian Life. You can download it for free!

Vern Polythress, titled Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible. A worldview defense of inerrancy.

Edited by Wayne Grudem, Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible’s Origin, Reliability, and Meaning.

Daniel Wallace, Revisiting the Corruption of the New Testament: Manuscript, Patristic, and Apocryphal Evidence (Text and Canon of the New Testament). Wallace’s response to Bart Ehrman’s works.

Daniel Wallace and Bart Ehrman debate the reliability of the Bible, again.The Reliability of the New Testament: Bart Ehrman and Daniel Wallace in Dialogue.

Craig Evans, Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels.

Dr. Greg K. Beale, The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism: Responding to New Challenges to Biblical Authority.

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