Monday, July 5, 2010

Find that quote

I'm currently reading through this book on the historical Jesus, and in Luke Timothy Johnson's critique of Darrell Bock he says this:

"My complaint here is not nitpicking concerning Bock's prose. It cuts to the heart of his enterprise. He is not expressing himself clumsily; he is committing historiographical fallacy. The fact that other Jesus questers (including Crossan, Meier and Wright) regularly commit the same fallacy does not make it any more acceptable. As Chesterton once remarked, "a fallacy does not become less of a fallacy merely because it has become a fashion."

I tried to Google that quote from Chesterton (he didn't provide any references on it) and got nothing. I'm just curious, does anyone know where that quote is from?

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