Does Philosophy Bow the Knee to Scripture?

Relating General Revelation and Special Revelation

One of the most important questions for the Christian thinker is:

How does the truth of Scripture relate to the truth of philosophy, or science, or history?

If we put it in terms of “revelation,” it becomes: How does special revelation relate to general revelation?

The typical answer is that all other sources of truth must be submitted to Scripture; that general revelation, at the end of the day, must be submitted to special revelation; that philosophy and science and history must all ultimately “bow the knee” to the Bible.

Is this right? We explain our perspective here:

Revelation and Responsibility

Additionally, check out Jacob Brunton’s deep-dive article on Revelation and Responsibility.