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This ancient inscription caught my eye as I walked through the Pergamon Museum in Berlin in November 2015. The inscription above the raised hand says, “I am Barrakib, son of Panammu[wa].” King Barrakib ruled in Sam’al (modern Zincirli) in Turkey. The inscription, dating from approximately 730 BC is written in ancient Aramaic with the old Phoenician script. Barrakib is pretty close …

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Works, Words, and Wisdom–Divine and Human

Works, Words, and Wisdom—Divine and Human Psalm 111 by William D. Barrick Commencement Address—Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary May 12, 2016   Introduction A professor had just finished the final lecture for his introductory course in philosophy. One of the students said, “You have knocked a hole in everything I’ve ever believed in, and you have …

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The Doctrine of Inerrancy and the Work of Translation

Bible translation proceeds upon the basis that the base text possesses value. A high view of Scripture moves the translator to higher accuracy in translating the text, greater care in making certain the message does not get skewed, and a consistent reverence for God’s revealed Word. If a text is known to be saturated with error, …

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