- By Clark H. Pinnock Barry L. Callen

The Scripture Principle: Reclaiming the Full Authority of the Bible

  • Title: The Scripture Principle: Reclaiming the Full Authority of the Bible
  • Author: Clark H. Pinnock Barry L. Callen
  • ISBN: 9780801031557
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Scripture Principle Reclaiming the Full Authority of the Bible Provides an approach to understanding the inspiration and authority of the Bible that presents a middle position on inerrancy steering clear of the pitfalls common to both ends of the spectrum

    Provides an approach to understanding the inspiration and authority of the Bible that presents a middle position on inerrancy, steering clear of the pitfalls common to both ends of the spectrum.

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    1. "It is not just that the term inerrancy is not used in the Bible. That would not settle anything. The point to remember is that the category of inerrancy as used today is quite a technical one and difficult to define exactly. It is postulated of the original texts of Scripture not now extant; it is held not to apply to round numbers, grammatical structures, incidental details in texts; it is held to be unfalsifiable except by some indisputable argument. Once we recall how complex a hypothesis in [...]

    2. I finally got around to reading this for my dissertation. It is a book that I have been neglecting reading for years, but am so glad I finally slugged through it. A contemporary classic in the doctrine of Scripture, Clark Pinnock went from defending biblical inerrancy early in his career to being one of the most successful revisionists in this book. In it he argues that the Bible is inerrant in all that it teaches. Scripture's factual claims have to be understood through the kind of genre it is [...]

    3. In an attempt to toe a line between a fundamentalist literal reading of every word of the Bible and the liberal anything goes approach, the Authors end up with quite a muddled position on the question of what we are to make of scripture.The appendix in the 2nd edition explains a lot of the Authors doubts and this book was a part of their 'journey' from penning and debating the early defence of inerrancy to an Annihilationist view of hell and open theism.The book itself is well written. Great pro [...]

    4. this book is heavyd good. It talks about the importance of balancing the Objective Text with the Subjective Spirit-led Interpretation. read the conclusion chapter and you will get a very good gist of their principle. The rest of the book goes into tons of detail about how they reached their conclusion.

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