Is the Bible the Foundation of Our Faith?
by Dan DeWitt
It is idolatry to make the Bible the foundation of your faith. That’s what one Christian leader said in recent history. It’s also a trend in popular apologetics. Is this a good way to talk about the Christian faith?
For starters, I understand, I think, what is the motivation behind this kind of statement. Often Christians are in a position of responding to claims from their unbelieving friends that faith in Jesus is somehow disconnected from evidence. “There’s plenty of really good evidence for the resurrection!” they want to respond.
But why this move to disparage the idea of making the Bible our foundation?…