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By Patrick S. on 02-08-17
An apologetic primer with Gospel message
Would you consider the audio edition of The Divine Inspiration of the Bible to be better than the print version?
Probably not. Written is able to be referenced easier
What other book might you compare The Divine Inspiration of the Bible to and why?
Evidence that Demands a Verdict by Josh McDowell
Which character – as performed by Adam Verner – was your favorite?
No characters in this book but the reader did a good job
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Yes, and easy to do.
Any additional comments?
Originally published in 1917, this book reads closer to a modern day primer on the topic of apologetics of the subject of The Bible. Pink offers proofs such as fulfilled prophecy, inner harmony, uniqueness, and even some presuppositional arguments. Pink definitely writes for a different time and his style isn't just cover topic A and here are six proofs. Written within each chapter is a Gospel call to the reader. So this feels more like an evangelical book than one on apologetics. As such, the tone is different than what you might have read in "The Sovereignty of God". If you've stepped into basic Christian apologetic readers before, there isn't much new here. However, Pink's style is very fluid and each pay cries out a Gospel plea of accepting Jesus Christ as God and Savior. Final Grade - B
By Fahel on 07-02-13
Not suitable for thinking persons.
What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?
If you are not a Believer a priori, then there is no utility from this book.
This is a three-hour orthodox evangelical sermon delivered in whispery, emotive tones. The author doesn't even bother to set up straw men about why the Bible might not be inspired and knock them down. He assumes we all agree within the first few pages that the Bible is the inspired, inerrant, blah blah blah... and even says that the remainder of his book won't make sense unless one agrees that. Isn't that circular reasoning?
His two repeated assertions to prove divine inspiration are, "There is no other possible explanation for...", and "The only possible explanation is...". In fact, scholars have plenty of alternative explanations that I hoped the author would address. Very frustrating.
This books is only intended to assure the faithful that they can ignore any creeping doubts that might enter their minds.
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