During the twelve years I have been blogging, I have written several articles dealing with the problem of biblical illiteracy. A click on the categories listed on the blog reveals that there are fifteen different posts dealing with the problem of biblical illiteracy.
As someone who loves the Old Testament and has been teaching the Old Testament for more than thirty years, I am always very unhappy when I am confronted with the problem of biblical illiteracy. I tried to do something about this problem in my classes at Northern Seminary.
After many years serving as the pastor of a local church and teaching in a seminary dedicated to train men and women for leadership in the church, I discovered that many Christians have never read the Bible in its entirety. Many Christians have never read every chapter and every verse of the Bible, that is, most Christians have never…
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