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Sola Scriptura est Sola Mens Hominis

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For more than 30 years I was the quintessential Protestant moving from one theological camp to another borne along by the undulations of my own exegetical insights. My early dispensationalism eventually gave way to covenantalism when I began to take note of the continuity between the Testaments. The focus on continuity drew me toward theonomy before a renewed appreciation of the radicalness of Jesus’ message and a more sophisticated understanding of the New Testament texts as examples of Greco-Roman literature began to nudge me in a more “liberal” direction. With each shift I intrigued some, made many uncomfortable, and convinced others that I was “dangerous” or at best quirky. But who could condemn me when the Bible was my ultimate authority…or was it? Read more