The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith

The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith

by R. W. L. Moberly


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In our increasingly disenchanted age, can we still regard the Bible as God's Word? Why should we consider it trustworthy and dare to believe what it says? Top Old Testament theologian R. W. L. Moberly explains why the Bible is unlike any other book by exploring the differences between it and other ancient writings. He explains why it makes sense to turn to the Bible with the expectation of finding ultimate truth in it, offering a robust apology for faith in the God of the Bible that's fully engaged with critical scholarship and reasonable in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801099519
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Series: Theological Explorations for the Church Catholic Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

R. W. L. Moberly (PhD, University of Cambridge) is professor of theology and biblical interpretation at Durham University in Durham, England, where he has taught for more than thirty years. He has authored eight books, including Old Testament Theology, The Theology of the Book of Genesis, and Prophecy and Discernment.

Table of Contents

1. Posing the Problem
2. Approaching the Bible
3. Towards Privileged Perspectives
4. Towards Trust and Truth
Epilogue: Towards Biblical Literacy

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