Salvation and Slavery

Introduction: In an earlier exchange that I had with Thabiti, he acknowledged that Scripture contains “angular texts” on the subject of slavery. He is one of the few who does acknowledge this—most expositors who claim to believe in inerrancy are content, if the subject is Scripture on slavery, to blow sunshine in all kinds of …

Accuracy and Objectivity

The World magazine article was a striking instance of inaccurate reporting. It was inaccurate in two ways, and for two reasons. Mark Twain once said, “Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.” He was exactly right, and this is the fundamental way in which the article conveyed a world …

Me and Steve

The worldmagblog food fight apparently continues, although everyone appears to be almost out of ammo. Steve Wilkins found out about the fracas after it had been going for several days, and sent a statement I will include below to worldmagblog, which they posted under a separate thread. I am posting Steve’s comments here in their …

Son of Can’t Tell the Players

Tim Rigsby was a late-comer to the “slavery conference” controversy here in Moscow, but has tried to do some tub-thumping to help generate opposition to our next history conference (which is not on slavery, just like the last one was not on slavery). Our next history conference is part of the upcoming Trinity Fest in …