Cultural Relativity

In preparation for an upcoming class on the philosophy of hermeneutics, I was reviewing and updating my notes. One of the issues dealt with early in the notes is the significance of culture and cultural studies on our understanding of how to interpret the world. What struck me and motivated me to attempt to write […]

The Unseen Assumptions

I was recently asked by a student about the book by Michael S. Heiser, The Unseen Realm. I was not familiar with either the author or the book, so I got the Kindle edition.  It did not take very long to discover a critical problem at the foundation of his approach that undermines his whole […]

How Standard Evangelical Books on Biblical Interpretation Are Undermining the Bible

Dr. Brian Huffling Dr. Brian Huffling’s research interests include: Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical Theology, Philosophical Hermeneutics, and general issues in Apologetics and Biblical studies. See his personal blog here. Twitter Wordpress Linkedin When one thinks about apologetics, he usually thinks about such disciplines as philosophy, history, archaeology, etc. There is one area, however, that is […]

2016 Fall Courses

Welcome to the 2016 Southern Evangelical Fall Semester course listing. On this page you will find a listing of all the courses listed with deadlines, dates, and times for each course. In addition, you will find an FAQ section below the listing of courses. Thank you for visiting, and we hope to see you on-campus, online, […]

Some Brief Thoughts on Application in Biblical Interpretation

By Dr. Thomas Howe, Every hermeneutics book concludes with a section on Application. Everyone makes some observation like the following from Grant Osborne: “The static study of the original meaning of a text dare never be an end in itself but must at all times have as its goal the dynamic application of the text […]