November 28, 2010
Show Number 1025
November 28, 2010
Textual Narcissism

According to Michael Horton, an alternative title for this broadcast could be, “You’re so vain, you probably think this psalm is about you.” On this special program recorded live at the Desiring God Conference in Minneapolis, the hosts discuss the predominance of me-centered Bible interpretation. Featuring numerous readings from best-selling evangelical books and devotional guides, the hosts argue that most Christians today are not engaging in proper biblical exegesis, but rather are reading themselves and their own stories into the text of Scripture. Sitting in for Ken Jones for this program is Steven Nichols, author of Ancient Word, Changing Worlds and Jesus: Made in America.


Reflecting Upon Scripture
Shane Rosenthal
Your Own Personal Jesus
Michael Horton
Dewey's Copernican Revolution
Shane Rosenthal
WHI Discussion Group Questions
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The Narcissism Epidemic
Twenge & Campbell
Collected Writings on Scripture
D.A. Carson
Principles of Biblical Interpretation
Louis Berkhof


Zack Hicks