C.S. Lewis on the Liberal Higher Criticism of the Bible

“These men ask me to believe they can read between the lines of old texts; the evidence is their obvious inability to read (in any sense worth discussing) the lines themselves. They claim to see fern-seed and can’t see an elephant ten yards away in broad daylight.”

C. S. Lewis, “Modern Thought and Biblical Criticism,” Christian Reflection, ed. Walter Hooper (London: Geoffrey Bles, 1967), p. 157.

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Its interesting that you quote C.S. Lewis since he believed in evolution, was a universalist, and was no fundamentalist.

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