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Authority and Interpretation of the Bible

Jack Bartlett Rogers

Authority and Interpretation of the Bible

An Historical Approach

by Jack Bartlett Rogers

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Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Evidences, authority, etc,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Doctrines,
  • Reformed Church,
  • Evidences, authority, etc.,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General,
  • Bible,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9234795M
    ISBN 10006066696X
    ISBN 109780060666965

    THE INTERPRETATION OF THE BIBLE IN THE CHURCH. Pontifical Biblical Commission. Presented on Ma Index. Preface Introduction I. Methods and Approaches for Interpretation II. Hermeneutical Questions III. Characteristics of Catholic Interpretation IV. Interpretation of the Bible in the Life of the Church Conclusion Endnotes. Preface. I won't be able to answer your question fully (because it is, as you have acknowledged, a vast topic), but here is a of the stock arguments of those who reject the authority of God's Wordis: "That's just your interpretation. People just interpret the Scripture any way that suits them." This reminds me of Bill Clinton's (in)famousstatement: "That all depends upon what your definition.

    Bible. Certain writings have been selected, edited and compiled, and brought together, and then * “Revelation and Interpretation” appeared in Biblical Authority for Today, edited by A. Richardson and W. Schweitzer (London & Philadelphia, ), pp. File Size: KB.   Although Luther believed that the gospel was the center of the Bible, he did not believe that everything in the Bible could be reduced to the authority of the gospel. God’s law, as well as all the other articles of the faith (Trinity, creation, etc.), are present in the Bible and should be believed because Scripture is God’s Word.

    : The Bible, the Church, and Authority: The Canon of the Christian Bible in History and Theology (Michael Glazier Books) () by Lienhard SJ, Joseph T. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(27). This is a three volume collection of the most important published papers of James Barr (). The papers deal with questions of theology (especially biblical theology), biblical interpretation and ideas about biblical inspiration and authority, and questions to do with biblical Hebrew and Greek, along with several lexicographical studies, essays and obituaries on major figures in the.


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Authority and Interpretation of the Bible by Jack Bartlett Rogers Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is entirely too bad that Rogers' and McKim's book is out of print. While they do have a point of view they present a coherent picture of the trends in both the theology of Cited by: Hard authority means the Bible is authorative before it is interpreted and that authority is generally applicable.

This view is only appropriate if the Biblical text is correctly interpreted. Soft authority means the Bible is authorative after interpretation and is limited to passages where authorative effect is.

Biblical Interpretation. How should we interpret the Genesis flood account. N.T. Wright on Scripture and the Authority of God; not just on the corporate level but at the personal one. For the Bible is a book of personal renewal, after all.

It is the book of tears and laughter, the book through which God resonates with our pain and joy. Rogers and McKim, in their book, The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible: An Historical Approach, advanced the view that the Bible has authority over social endeavors (issuing imperatives for conduct, for church organization, and for articles of faith) but isn't necessarily reliable in its reportage of historical events and.

Winner of the Goldstein-Goren Award for the best book in Jewish Thought At once a study of biblical theology and modern Jewish thought, this volume describes a “participatory theory of revelation” as it addresses the ways biblical authors and contemporary theologians alike understand the process of revelation and hence the authority of the law.

Alvera Mickelsen has taught at Wheaton College and Bethel College, and has served as editor for Christian Life Magazine, The Conservative Baptist and David C. Cook Publications. In addition to numerous articles, her publications include Better Bible Study, Family Bible Encyclopedia, Understanding Scripture and Women, Authority and the Bible/5(3).

THE BIBLE: AUTHORITY AND SIGNIFICANCE I. THE BIBLE ESSENTIAL TO CHRISTIANITY 1. From the beginning of Christianity, the Old Testament was accepted as Scripture—the word of God. I BIBLE Biblical Authority and Interpretation by Randy Maddox The affirmation of biblical authority has been a central theme of the evangelical tradition.1 At the same time, the precise under-standing of the nature of biblical authority has been one of the major sources.

Romans 13 New International Version (NIV) Submission to Governing Authorities. 13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. 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 who do so will bring judgment. This book is a detailed and comprehensive study of attitudes toward biblical authority and interpretation held from the beginnings of the Christian era to the present day.

In clear and readable fashion, the authors examine the writings of early church fathers, the medieval exegetes, and the leaders of the Protestant Reformation to locate the source of, and refute, the position of inerrancy.

God’s declaration in Scripture is that it and it alone, is this final authority in all matters of faith and morals. Thus, there is only one written source from God, and there is only one basis of truth for the Lord’s people in the Church.

Affirmed by Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus Christ, Himself, identified truth with. National Book Foundation > Books > The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible: An Historical Approach. The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible: An Historical Approach Finalist, National Book Awards for Religion/Inspiration - Hardcover.

ISBN The concept of authority seldom appears in the Old Testament. It is used predominantly in the New Testament, where the word exousia [ ejxousiva] functions in at least four ways. 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 ). Any discussion of the inspiration of the Bible gives place sooner or later to a discussion of its interpretation.

To say that the Bible is true, or infallible, is not sufficient: for it is one thing to have an infallible Book, and quite another to use it. J Stafford Wright was a greatly respected evangelical theologian and author, and former Principal of Tyndale Hall Theological College, Bristol.

The Authority of the Bible Relates to Other Basic Baptist Beliefs. Because Baptists regard the Bible as the sole written authority for faith and practice, the Bible is foundational for Baptist doctrine and church polity.

Baptist statements of belief through the centuries have always cited Scriptures for each belief set forth. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Of course we can trust the Bible because it is the Word of God. The Bible is not just the ultimate authority in all matters of faith and practice. The Bible is the ultimate authority in all matters of faith and practice and everything it touches upon (which includes geology, biology, and so on).

That’s what I think the Church has : Ken Ham. THE UNIQUENESS OF THE BIBLE The Bible is unique. It is not enough to say that it is a unique Book, for it is a collection of sixty-six ancient Books. Moreover, this unique collection of Books is bound together by a central theme and a unity of purpose which makes the books into One Book.

This Book tells of the ways in which God revealed Himself to mankind over a period of several thousand years. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: pt.

1 Classical roots: developing understandings of the foundation, form, and function of Scripture --Common theological foundations in the early church and the Middle Ages --Concentration on the Bible's saving function during the Reformation --Concern for literary form in the post-Reformation.

The Authority and Interpretation of Scripture. Prepared by the Theology and Faith Committee for the. General Council of The United Church of Canada.

Includes bibliography references. ISBN X. Bible—Evidences, authority, etc. Bible- Criticism, interpretation, etc. Bible—Use. Bible—Use. The United Church of. In Scripture and the Authority of God: How to Read the Bible Today, Widely respected Bible and Jesus scholar, N. T. Wright gives new life to the old, tattered doctrine of the authority of scripture, delivering a fresh, helpful, and concise statement on the current "battles for the Bible," and restoring scripture as the primary place to find God's voice/5().John Stott on the Bible and the Christian Life: Six Sessions on the Authority, Interpretation, and use of Scripture Audiobook [Download] () by Dr.

John R.W. StottFormat: Audiobookformat.The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible [Jack Rogers] is 20% off every day at This book is a detailed and comprehensive study of attitudes toward biblical authority and interpretation held from the beginnings of the.