The Deconstruction of David Roberts

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.


January 2017

Episode 9: Doing Violence to the Text

When I was in high school, I believe it was the 10th grade, a group of friends and I bleached our hair on the third to last day of the school year...


Hashtag Follow Friday (#ff): Taking a Breather

Friday posts on my blog are normally reserved for introducing you, the loyal readers, to a scholarly or pastoral voice who has influenced my own journey with regards to whatever subject I spent the earlier part of the week discussing...

Episode 8: Errors of the Paper Pope

So, where were we? Oh yes, that's right. I was in the middle of saying that inerrantist appeals to the Bible's original manuscripts were a dead end because the church has never possessed said manuscripts and, moreover, because there likely never were singular manuscripts from single authors in the sense most people usually imagine. Oh and I ended the main body of the post by saying the Bible has contradictions...

Episode 7: Manuscripts? Manuscripts?

I like to study church websites. Maybe that's weird. But I feel like I can learn quite a bit about a church based on what they choose to offer up for a first impression...

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