Watch for a citation from Strong’s Concordance. This will show that the person knows neither Hebrew nor Greek and that they are dependent on third hand information which they themselves do not, and never will, understand. Don’t get your biblical interpretation from dilettantes. They’re always inept. They never understand the meaning or context of Scripture, …
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Every bit of this is aggressively ignorant. Invincibly ignorant.
Poor kids. Not only are they ignorant of the biblical languages, they are about half a century behind in their scholarship. Their pastors are failing them. Miserably. Reminder- if you’re getting your theology or biblical studies info from social media, you shouldn’t be surprised that your ignorance will abide forever.
This is what it looks like-
Is to put a Hebrew Bible or Greek New Testament under their nose and simply say ‘show me’.
It is no small gain to know your own ignorance. It is a man’s wisdom to know his own measure, that he may not be led away at the instigation of the devil to make the whole world a witness of his incapacity. … For my own part as a Christian speaking to a …
In particular, his advice to Emser- “Transfer your attention from matters of divinity to medicine, that you may at least cure your gout, since [you are] naturally less fitted for sacred letters than for anything else. Farewell, and may God grant you a good mind.” That needs to be poster-ized.
Just because you are free to be wrong doesn’t mean you should exercise that freedom.
I’ve circled the Greek letters chi and xi for the benefit of those who think the English letter x = the Greek letter chi.
The Dunning-Kruger Effect The Dunning-Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people wrongly overestimate their knowledge or ability in a specific area. This tends to occur because a lack of self-awareness prevents them from accurately assessing their own skills. The concept of the Dunning-Kruger effect is based on a 1999 paper by Cornell University …
It is true that you don’t have to have an advanced degree in something to either understand or critique it, but when the people who do have advanced degrees regularly say you’re misrepresenting their work, that’s an issue. – Thomas Horrocks
That’s lunacy. It’s both historically ignorant and, worse, it implies that no one but English speakers have a real Bible. Utter nonsense and, frankly, demonic. This is this year’s dilettante.