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Unformatted text preview: th century B.C., interest in the identity of human authors leads to a connection between authority and authorship (e.g., Moses, David). These ideas of authority carry forward into New Testament times. So What? 1.) Inspiration: As a divinely inspired (God-breathed) book, the Bible results from a process that involved cultural factors, human authors, and political and historical circumstances. 2.) Incarnation: Those human circumstances include a concern for the matters of this world: national crises, intellectual dilemmas, and cultural enterprises (like writing). The God of the Bible comes to us where we are. 3.) A Biblical Worldview: Life in this world matters (is good). Questions: Does knowing the authors establish the Bibles authority? If not, what does? What is more importantknowing the human authors or believing in the Bibles authority (no matter who penned it)?...
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- Spring '08
- The Bible