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The moral authority of Scripture by Julian Rivers

The moral authority of Scripture by Julian Rivers

  Summary This paper explains the evangelical commitment to the moral authority of Scripture. After emphasising the literary diversity of Scripture and justifying the idea of moral authority, it identifies the ‘judgements’ of Scripture as the relevant authoritative component. It shows how these are to be constructed into a coherent ethic and it rejects the […]

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Deconstruction: gagging the speaking God? By Michael Ovey

Deconstruction: gagging the speaking God? By Michael Ovey

Summary This chapter aims to describe how deconstructionism (arising from new literary theories) works, the way it abolishes the idea of a speaking God, and to examine some ideas for rejecting it. Scholars have been thrilled recently at discovering a hitherto unpublished fragment of Lewis Carroll’s work about Alice. It goes like this: ‘When I […]

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