Carl Trueman on eisegesis and poor hermeneutics

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“Anyone who has ever been told by a friend that the Lord led such a friend to do something completely silly, or anyone who has ever been at a Bible study where the burden has been to explain ‘what the text means to me,’ regardless of what the words on the page and the grammar and syntax might otherwise indicate, has experienced an evangelical mysticism that is not really distinguishable from traditional liberalism at the level of its understanding of what constitutes truth.”

– Carl Trueman, The Creedal Imperative, p. 35

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