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The Authority of the Bible
Many people assume that science has proved the Bible wrong. Yet that is not the case. The Bible, when probed to its minutest detail, is shown to be accurate in historical and geographical details. But the Bible is more than that, for it is a book about Christ. The Old Testament contains hundreds of predictions about Jesus, and the author of this book details the way in which many of them are fulfilled.
Colin Peckham shows from the Bible the relevance of Christianity in today's multi-cultural context and how it compares with Hinduism, Islam and other world religions. He also shows us what Christ's attitude was towards the Old Testament. We are also shown how archaeology, sometimes used to try to disprove the authority of the Bible, and other external evidence have confirmed the trustworthiness of biblical texts.
This is an important book, clarifying much of the miss-information of the past century and re-establishing the essential correctness of the Bible. If you want to find out why so many people trust the Bible then this is a great place to start.
Colin Peckham (1936-2009) was Principal of Faith Mission Bible College, Edinburgh. Mary Peckham (nee Morrison) (1932-2010) was born on the Isle-of-Lewis and was converted in the 1949 revival. She spent fourteen years in evangelistic ministry, seeing true revival on two occasions in her ministry, before marrying Colin in 1969. They are both survived by three adult children and two grandchildren.
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"Here is a racy and readable defence of the authority of the bible."
Dr Herbert McGonigle, Principal - Nazarene Theological College, Manchester
'....An enormously valuable aid to all who wish to understand the significance of the bible for today's world.'
Clive Calver, Senior Pastor, Walnut Hill Community Church, Bethel, Connecticut
'....all of the issues touched upon are the inherently essential issues of which modern Christians ought to be aware.'
Dr. Rex G. Mathie, former Principal, Baptist Theological College, Johannesburg
'In a day when the bible is rejected or undermined....it is gratifying to find a teacher who has no such doubts.'
ATB McGowan, Minister, East Church of Scotland, Inverness
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