Monday, July 31, 2006

What Does Inerrancy Mean?

I was talking to an old friend last night and we were talking about the inerrancy of Scripture. He stated that the term had too much baggage and, therefore, shouldn't be used today - in fact, it may keep some people from Christ. I disagree. However, there is still much confusion over what this term means. The clearest and most accepted exposition of the term "Inerrancy" is The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy. Check it out here. For a very helpful book check out: Scripture Alone by R.C. Sproul. Other helpful books include: Inerrancy edited by Norman Geisler, Scripture and Truth edited by D.A. Carson, Christ and the Bible by John W. Wenham, and God has Spoken by J.I. Packer. A good and cheap place to buy these books is

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