Glenn Giles, Elder for the Denver Church of Christ will be teaching a class for the ARS Apologetics Certificate Program in San Diego Friday Dec. 11th and Saturday Dec. 12th.  The title is Apologetics, Biblical Criticism and Inspiration.  This will be a 10 hour class.  The cost is $40 to include dinner on Friday.  For more information or to register contact Jan Oakes at 858-505-8841 or at  Class will start at 6:00 on Friday.   Schedule is below    pdf Biblical Criticism and Inspiriation Flyer 117.57 Kb     doc registration form    

This class can be taken for credit toward the apologetics certificate or it can be audited. 

Class Outline for Apologetics and Biblical Criticism: 

 1. The History of Biblical Criticism2. Textual Criticism 3. Source Criticism: Including the Synoptic Problem and the Documentary Hypothesis4. Form Criticism5. Redaction Criticism6. Tradition Criticism7. The Jesus Seminar and Radical Higher Criticism8. The Accommodation Doctrine theory and Biblical Inerrancy and Inspiration. 

Required Reading:

 1. Beale, G. K. The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism: Responding to New Challenges to Biblical Authority (Wheaton, IL: Wheaton, 2008). 

2. Paper by Glenn Giles entitled "The Jesus Seminar and HIgher Criticism" which can be found at under "Articles and Studies"

Extra credit readings on-topic will be accepted by permission of the instructor.

Class Schedule:

Fri 12/11 5:30-9:30

Sat 12/12 8:30-4:00  


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