Internet apologetics is destroying conservative evangelicalism. It's only a matter of time. How do I know this? Take 10 minutes and listen to Bart Ehrman completely break down Reformed apologist, James White in cross-examination. I know little to nothing about textual criticism. But I do know when someone is bluffing with an answer. James White embarrassed evangelicals with this poor dialog with Ehrman. Ehrman walks away looking like an accomplished scholar. On the other hand, White crawls away like a whipped mongrel.
Hear for yourself:
Unfortunately the sound-bite I linked was a prirated copy and honoring the request of the original's owner, I took the link down. If you are interested in the debate, you may purchase a copy of the entire debate from A&OMin.org for $6 (mp3 download)
This should be a wake-up call to our seminaries. We'd better get beyond our love-affair with neo-Calvinism. Smooth, erudite scholars like Ehrman *will* have an effect on thinking university students. Our apologetics must go much deeper than memorizing the views of others coupled with clever debate tactics. As one can see with White, it does not work in exchange with authentic scholars.
With that, I am...