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Dear Exhausted Evangelical: I struggle with inerrancy

So I became a defender of biblical inerrancy, the belief that the Bible is completely true. By true, I mean accurate, a word carrying connotations of history, science, factual and physical observation, and impartiality. In my mind back then, there might’ve been a little room for poetic language, but I saw myth, fairy tale and realistic fiction labels as excuses not to take the Bible seriously and, therefore, out of the question.

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Is there a truth to truth?

Thinking thusly, “truth” is never “truth” and is never certain nor, conversely, something completely relative only to the idea and metaphorical formulation of a solitary and isolated mind.

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An Eastern Orthodox View on Truth

03/30/17This column first appeared in 2015.  By Nicholas Damascus “Do not dispute over the truth with someone who does not know the truth, but from the person who is eager to know the truth, do not withhold words from him” –  Saint Isaac the Syrian For Eastern Orthodox Christians, “the truth” is Christ, a person, the incarnate word, the authenticity …

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On the Nature of Truth

There’s a seemingly endless amount to be said about our post-truth era, with its alternative facts and its fake news. When considering the topic of truth, I hardly knew where to begin

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Can journalists truly be unbiased?

So is truth relative? Can it even be pursued or attempted by human journalists? How about readers? Truth is not one source. It should be the voice of the many, not the voice of the few.

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