How did the doctrine of sola Scriptura feature in the centuries before the Reformation? This article shows how it was championed by the church fathers.
The author laments that what he terms "solo scriptura" is gaining ascendancy over the traditionally confessed tenet of evangelicalism, sola Scriptura. Solo scriptura is a teaching that is against the use of any tradition whatsoever as a source of authority in the church. Tradition, according to the author, touches on aspects such as creeds and the teachings of early fathers.
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.
Many divisions between church denominations can be traced back to differences in four doctrines: sola scriptura, freewill, the relationship between the Old and New covenant, and the sacraments. In this article, focus is given to the doctrine of sola scriptura as the only rule of faith. Here the Catholic, Orthodox, Mormon and Pentecostal positions on sola scriptura are evaluated in light of the Protestant view.
This article discusses three misunderstandings with regard to Sola Scriptura: the idea of reformation, creativity and the work of the Spirit.