Thursday, January 21, 2010

Ridderbos on Scripture

One of the books I most appreciated whilst reading for my hermeneutics module was Ridderbos' Studies in Scripture and its Authority (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1978). Here's just one of many interesting quotes:

[D]ivine inspiration does not necessarily mean that the men who spoke and wrote under inspiration were temporarily stripped of their limitations in knowledge, memory, language, and capability of expressing themselves, as specific human beings in a certain period of history, 25.