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 […]

Erasmian Myths: Codex Vaticanus

By | 2016-05-20T15:27:31+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: Erasmus, Erasmus Myths, history|Tags: , , , , |

Erasmus & Codex Vaticanus

[Part 1:  Erasmus & the Comma Johanneum]

In part 2 of our series, The Erasmian Myths, we will deal with the oft repeated, but never proven claim, that Erasmus didn’t have access to Codex Vaticanus, but if he did he would have used it.  But this claim has no foundation in reality.  Did he have access to Codex Vaticanus?  And what was his opinion of this […]

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 […]

Response to James White on Augustine and the Pericope Adulterae

By | 2016-11-03T19:41:41+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Critical Text Onlyism, history, Pericope de Adulterae, Textual Criticism|Tags: , , , |

This post is in response to a few claims made in the video, Dr. White Answers Critics on Apologia TV, which James White recorded after our argument in the Reformed Pub Facebook group about the Pericope Adulterae, the passage about the woman caught in adultery (John 7:53-8:11). First, I’d like to express my utmost […]

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 […]