This article offers three critical facts that can equip the believer to respond to skeptical claims regarding the Bible's inerrancy: "inerrant" describes the original manuscripts, not the copies; the differences between the manuscripts are real; the New Testament text is highly reliable; and none of the variants affects any doctrine.
This article sounds an alarm regarding the trends that have been taking place in evangelical thinking on the doctrine of Scripture. The author deals with issues like the divinity of Scripture, the agency or instrumentality of man, the infallibility and inerrancy of Scripture, their authority, and their preservation.
Under the leadership of Martin Luther, the doctrine of sola Scriptura became a characteristic of the Reformation. But what did Luther believe about sola Scriptura? This article looks at his perspective on inspiration and inerrancy, to address the question whether or not Luther was the father of neo-orthodoxy.
This second article in a three-part series addresses the issue of inerrancy in the Gospels. Each Gospel reveals an aspect of God's own understanding of the event, and therefore the reader must be very careful with what kind of assumptions he himself may have.
This article addresses the doctrine of inerrancy, revealing how this is being increasingly rejected and how it can be defended biblically.
Many scholars consider the classic formulations of the doctrine of Scripture to be that of Hodge's and Warfield's. Yet many criticisms have been brought in against their views over the years. Claims have been made that the Dutch Reformed theologians like Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck promoted a “functional” (organic) rather than a “philosophical” (mechanical) method to understand the nature of Scripture.
The doctrine of Scripture is essential to the ministry of the Word. To argue this, the article defines the inspiration of Scripture, its authority, its inerrancy, and its sufficiency. Then the article demonstrates how these relate to the preaching of the Word, and how the ministry of the Word must shape the life of the congregation.
What is redaction criticism? Osborne argues that it is a very positive tool for biblical interpretation. The aim of this article is to apply redaction criticism to the Great Commission in Matthew 28:16-20, to work towards a better understanding of the passage. Osborne then wants to apply it for a better understanding of inerrancy.
In this interview Beale articulates some of the consequences of denying the inerrancy of Scripture.
This the first article by this author on the principles of textual criticism. In the past, these principles have underminded the divine authorship of scripture through their aim to discover authorial intent. The author appeals for principles which honor the inspiration and inerrancy of scripture and its inerrancy.