Cultural Encounters: A Journal For The Theology Of Culture Volume 11 Number 2 (Summer 2016) - Page 114

BOOK REVIEWS Bible?. In this more recent and broader focus and analysis of Scripture and its truthfulness, Blomberg structures his book around a series of common questions raised by critics who wish to discredit the Bible’s credentials as being divinely revealed, inspired, and therefore, truthful. Blomberg engages some of the leading critics of biblical truthfulness including most notably Bart Ehrman, a prolific critic whose literary production questioning the veracity of Scripture has achieved widespread currency. Much of the criticisms raised by Ehrman and others are not new, but have received renewed interest and attention in both scholarly circles and in popular culture given the prevailing cultural tendencies toward cynicism and skepticism. Blomberg particularly focuses on the origins and process of Scripture, patiently explaining issues surrounding canonicity and textual criticism of the Bible that have be Vg&WVVFǒ6&7FW&VB'7&F722&VrGV&W2`BFV6WFfRFR66&W&W6VFFbFR&vFV6w2`W7W2FW6R62fRfVBFV"2vV266&ǒ7&FVW07W'&VFrFR&vbFR&&RBF2&WfWvW.( 2VFvVBfP&VV7V66W76gVǒ&V'WGFVB'&&W&~( 2&wVVG2WFƗrvFVǐ66WFVB7F&6B&&Ɩ666'6FFVfVBFR7&VF&ƗGbFP&&R&&W&rWFVG2266&ǒBgFV7F&Ǘ62&W@rvRvBFR&&RF77VW2bW'&77F&6GB֗&6W>( GF&VPF72FB&R6ǒfVGW&VBf"7&F66'F6R6WF6`67&GW&RFW6R7&F6626gFVffR6W&wVVG2@&WvFW&rFWF2FB6&RFVFr'WB&&W&rvVW&ǒ7V66VVG2BfW'vV֖r2&VFW'2vRW6rFR7&F7>( 6G2@6VvW2F&RgFVVW7F&VvvrB&6VBVW7F&R7F&6w&VG2BfW&V6W27G&VwFbF2&26G2vVW72&&W&r6VV2F&fFR&6VBǗ62B&wVVG2FBVvvRFR&W7Bb&&Ɩ666'6ख7V66&6W2FW6RF72gFVvVW&FR&RVBFƖvBW7V6ǐvVB6W2F&&Ɩ6W'&7'WB26&VgVB&V2Ǘ62@WfV6vVFvVBbVvFFRVW7F2B6VvW2F&&Ɩ6W'&726VF&R6WFW2w&VVrvFFR7&F72vVFW&6RfƖBB"VW7F&VfW"&&W&rW6W2"WfFV6PB&wVVG2&ffW&VB'F6RvFvR6&W26֗FVBF&&Ɩ6W'&7W7V6ǒvVRfVV2FB7V6vVVrFVfVFW'0b67&GW&RfR6VVBFV"66&ǒGWFW2"&W76VBBFf"'WB6WFW2F2W7B&6B7&F662bfVrW'&F7G2vRgFVFW6W'fVBF2&WfWvW.( 2VFvVB6VBF6gW6f FR&VFW"BF7G&7Fg&FR77VW2BB'FfW'FrFFvVF7V&&W2rW'&F7G2F2F7G&7F6FRF6RFW6&pF&RvV֖f&VBBV6W&vVB&WBFR&&^( 2fW&6Gv&VVf@g&&&W&~( 2W'VFFR&W76RBǗ62