The Adventures of Captain Deflector Episode 1

By | 2016-12-02T05:26:26+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: James White|Tags: |

James White’s Red Herrings

Pastor Robert Truelove posted the following OP on Facebook in various groups on Nov 13:

Regarding having a meaningful apologetic for the Christian faith and the text of the New Testament…

The denial of the inspiration of the Pericope Adulterae (the woman caught in adultery in John 8) and the last 12 verses of Mark is a capitulation to Post-Enlightenment, humanistic rationalism and fundamentally undermines the authority of Scripture and the Christian […]

Matthew Henry, Cyprian, & the Comma

By | 2016-11-03T19:41:35+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Comma Johanneum, Confessional Textual View, Home Page Slider, James White, Preservationist Textual Criticism|Tags: , , , |

Matthew Henry on the Comma Johanneum, Cyprian, Thomas Aquinas, and the Complutensian Polyglot

This post originated from a meme and a post in the Confessional Bibliology Facebook group and from the claim of a popular evangelical that Cyprian did not quote 1 John 5:7.  This post also has the added benefit of dealing with the claim made online, in response to my previous post A Short Response to James White, that the […]

A Short Response to James White

By | 2017-05-01T05:48:00+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Categories: Confessional Textual View, Home Page Slider, James White, Post Slider on Main Page, Preservationist Textual Criticism, Textual Criticism|Tags: , , , , , , |

Faulty Facts and Assumptions

On Thursday, June 9th, James White posted in the Reformed Pub about the Comma Johanneum.  Like most of Mr. White’s previous interactions with those of us that hold to the Confessional view of Scripture, Mr. White failed to understand the key difference between our position and his, he then claimed victory, and did a Dividing Line episode engaging in ad hominems.  This time however he was called out for his […]

Making Mountains Out of Molehills – Part 4

By | 2016-11-03T19:41:40+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: James White, Textual Criticism|Tags: |

Making Mountains Out of Molehills

Part 4

This is part 4 of the Apologia radio episode featuring James White.  You can read the other parts here:  [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3].  Again my comments below will be italicized.

At the end of the last post we covered in detail that what the Reformers and writers of the Confessions considered as the doctrine of Providential Preservation is rejected by Mr. White […]

Making Mountains Out of Molehills – Part 3

By | 2016-11-03T19:41:40+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Critical Text Onlyism, James White, Textual Criticism|Tags: , , , |

Making Mountains Out of Molehills

Part 3

This is part 3 in this series.  Here are Part 1Part 2, & Part 4.  Again, my responses are in Italics.

43:28 “What I did, is I responded to, you know, some people started saying, for example Paul Barth quoted from Augustine. And Augustine wrote a short little book. It’s a available in Latin online. I pulled up when we got here […]

Making Mountains Out of Molehills – Part 2

By | 2016-11-03T19:41:41+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Critical Text Onlyism, James White, Pericope de Adulterae, Textual Criticism|Tags: , , , |

Making Mountains Out of Molehills

Part 2

[Part 1][Part 3][Part 4]

This is the 2nd part in the series covering Mr. White’s Apologia episode.

31:00 People are afraid, they just want black and white
31:20 Dr. Dan Wallace, leading textual scholar of our day; There are many, many people who are willing to trade the truth for certainty.
31:43 And many of those people are sitting in the pews of our churches
31:47 […]

Making Mountains Out of Molehills – Part 1

By | 2016-11-03T19:41:41+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Categories: James White, Textual Criticism|Tags: , , , |

Making Mountains Out of Molehills

Part 1

[Part 2] [Part 3][Part 4]

This series will cover the timeline of Mr. White’s Apologia episode and provide some refutations to the more notorious claims made by Mr. White. As Mr. White has a tendency to make definitive claims on little or no proof this series is called Making Mountains out of Molehills.

My comments will be italicized.

04:24 Mr. White claims […]

Erasmian Myths: The Comma Wager

By | 2017-04-02T10:01:18+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Comma Johanneum, Erasmus, Erasmus Myths, history, James White, Textual Criticism|Tags: , , |

Erasmian Myths

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the publication of Erasmus Greek New Testament and his Latin translation.  And next week at Houston Baptist University there will be a conference on Erasmus and his work.  In light of this, I present the following 4 post series on the biggest myths about Erasmus.  If you listened to evangelical promoters of textual criticism, then you’ve probably heard a few, if not all […]