Biblical authority a critique of the Rogers/McKim proposal by John D. Woodbridge

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Published by Zondervan Pub. House in Grand Rapids, Mich .

Written in English

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  • Rogers, Jack Bartlett.,
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History.,
  • Bible -- Evidences, authority, etc. -- History.,
  • Reformed Church -- Doctrines -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementJohn D. Woodbridge.
LC ClassificationsBS500.R633 W66 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. ;
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3488902M
ISBN 100310447518
LC Control Number82008592

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The Biblical authority book is authored by two prominent Southern Baptist authors and theologians: James Draper, Jr. and Kenneth Keathley/5(8). In The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible two young professors tried to show that the best theology before the Reformation and the best Reformed theology since affirms the infallibility of Scripture in matters of faith and conduct but allows it to Cited by: 8.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the idea that the earth is millions of years old became very popular. The bulk of the church then basically said, “Okay, we can believe what the world is teaching about geology, biology, and so on, as long as the Bible is recognized as a book that teaches about morality and salvation.”.Author: Ken Ham.

3. Meredith Kline, The Structure of Biblical Authority (). John Frame, The Doctrine of the Word of God (P&R, ). Warfield, The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible, with intro by Van Til (P&R, ).

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Kings And Wisdom Making Decisions. What does the Bible say about submitting to authority. 1 Peter For the Lord’s sake, submit to all human authority—whether the king as head of state, or the officials he has appointed.

For the king has sent them to punish those. Meredith Kline argues that there is a structure to Biblical authority found in the ancient near east practices of suzerain-vassal treaties.

He wisely observes that the approach to canon found in many modern higher-critical schools errs by viewing the end process of canonization as the only process.

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Vanhoozer (BAB) was written to address such concerns and propose a way for the church to move beyond these criticisms. The basic idea of the book is that inherent in the covenant is an authoritative treaty, or text, that operates as the canon for the King and his subjects.

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First, authority is the freedom to decide or a right to act without hindrance. All such authority begins with God, for there is no authority except from God (Rom ).

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Martyn ity was written in the s, a few years before the groundbreaking research of creation. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high.

The Authority of the Bible book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John R. Stott explains why the Old and New Testaments /5. Leadership Development Series Lesson 4: Understanding Spiritual Authority (24) whereas our more presentable members have no need of it.

But God has so composed the body, giving more abundant honor to that member which lacked, (25) so that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one Size: KB.

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Much of the ground that was gained during the Protestant Reformation has been lost in the past few decades. There has been a dramatic shift among Protestants away from biblical authority.

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The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those.

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"In these eight essays Professor Kline applies the results of recent investigations into ancient treaties to the doctrine of the Word of God. Of specific interest is the question of canonicity.

The formal model for the biblical canon concept articulated here is found in ancient Near Eastern treaties: the Bible, Kline believes, is in its literary-legal form a covenantal document, and the 3/5(3). The Reliability and Authority of the Bible In Whan Kim | South Korea The Bible is the written Word of God, his utterly unique revelation.

The word of God expresses who he is, what he has done, and what he is doing down through world history in both judgment and salvation.

Today such a conviction regarding Biblical authority is rejected by many theologians. The Bible cannot carry divine authority with it, because it is not the very Word of God, they say.

Although it may somehow "convey" or "contain" or "become" the Word of God, it must be read like any other human book. Biblical authority is often considered one of the implications of a dogmatic or systematic approach to the study of Scriptural doctrines.

It is not however, the whole of the Bible's approach to the subject of Biblical authority. In The Structure of Biblical Authority Meredith Kline shows how Scripture's authority is not just related to its ontology, but that in its economic forms, Brand: Wipf & Stock.

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Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, Click here. The “solas” are at the forefront, appropriately so, of a lot of Reformation jubilee discussion and literature as Octo approaches. "The unpleasant task of exposing shoddy scholarship can rarely have been taken in hand with so much gentleness and grace as it is in Professor Woodbridge's response to The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible.

A nasty job nicely done. In The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible two young professors tried to show that the best theology before the Reformation and.

Martin Luther translated the Bible into German during the early part of the 16th century, first releasing a complete Bible in His Bible was the first major edition to have a separate section called and portions of books not found in the Masoretic Text of Judaism were moved out of the body of the Old Testament to this section.

Luther placed these books. At certain times some of the biblical books had their authority questioned. These include: Esther The problem with the Book of Esther is that the name of God is not found in the book.

The hand of God, however, is certainly evident in the story as He protected the Jews from total annihilation. The mere absence of God's name is not sufficient.

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