Sola Scriptura is Latin and basically means “by scripture alone.” It came about during the reformation, which is a long and sordid tale, one often involving Dutchmen and Tulips. 1,062 more words
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God has graciously condescended Himself to us and speaks to us even today, in His Scriptures. The Scriptures are “God breathed,” (2 Tim 3:16) and being that we can only talk when we breath out, we may surmise the Scriptures are literally God speaking to us. 767 more words
In this debate, Craig Truglia and Matthew P. cover the issue of Papal Primacy. Matt defends the notion that the Pope is infallible and that such infallibility is necessary for understanding God’s revelation while Craig argues that the Scriptures and tradition do not bear out an infallible Bishop or a coherent set of infallible extra-biblical traditions.
The Continuity of the Faith: Irenaeus on Church Tradition and Apostolic Succession (and Why I, as a Protestant, Can Wholeheartedly Agree)
In this post, I would like to continue discussing the relation articulated by early church father Irenaeus of Lyons between Scripture, tradition, and church authority. The response to my first post on this topic (which you can read… 3,492 more words