A Collection Of Theological Essays From Various Authors by George Rapall NoyesA Collection Of Theological Essays From Various Authors by George Rapall Noyes

A Collection Of Theological Essays From Various Authors

byGeorge Rapall Noyes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860. Excerpt: ... THE DOCTEINE OF INSPIRATION. Bt Db. F. A. D. Tholtjck, FEorcssoa or Theologt Is The Cmversitt or Halls. Paet I.--HISTORICAL. Sect. 1.--Introductory.--The Reformers and their Immediate Successors.--Origin, in Modern Times, of the rigid View of Inspiration. The older form of doctrine concerning the Inspiration of the Scriptures furnished Rationalism with one of its chief points of attack upon the teaching of the Church. This older doctrine, however, does not reach so far back as the age of the Reformation. As regards the great witnesses of the Reformation, so mightily had the word of God in the Scriptures made good to their hearts the "demonstration of the spirit and of power" (1 Cor. ii. 4) belonging to it, that, without feeling any necessity to account in detail for those constituent parts of Scripture, in which that word of God was not contained, they bore this testimony as with one voice,--" Here is the word of God, the standard of all Truth." But, in proportion as matters drew near to the close of that first Protestant period, in which, through the testimony of the Holy Spirit in the soul and the Holy Spirit in the Scriptures reciprocally, the direct evidence of Evangelical truth was sus Translated from the German for Kitto's Journal of Sacred Literature. tained in life; and in proportion as controversy, sharpened by Jesuitism, made the Protestant party sensible of the necessity of an externally fortified ground of combat; in that same proportion did Protestantism seek, by the exaltation of the outwardly authoritative character of the sacred writings, to recover that infallible authority which it had lost through its rejection of inspired councils and the infallible authority of the Pope. In this manner arose, amongst both Lutheran and Reformed divine...
Title:A Collection Of Theological Essays From Various AuthorsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217668453

ISBN - 13:9780217668453