Christian Dogmatics (volume 1); A Text-book For Academical Instruction And Private Study

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohannes Jacobus Van Oosterzee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...o( historical criticism?--Must the demonstration of the fides Humana of Holy Scripture precede that of the fides Divina, or follow it?--Discussion of the principal object ons raised by modern criticism against the credibility of the Gospel, in so far as these criticisms are of dogmatic importance.--Of those raised against the historic accounts in the Acts and Epistles.--Against those of the historical books of the Old Testament.--Inseparable connection between the maintenance of these last and of those of the New Testament.--What in this domain may be, if necessary, safely surrendered, without anything essential being ost? What, on the other hand, must we defend and hold fast with all our might? SECTION XXXIX.--ITS INSPIRATION. The recognition of the trustworthiness of the historical testimony of Holy Scripture justifies at the same time the belief in its Divine origin, confessed by the Christian Church in all ages. The men of God, whose word is preserved to us in the books of the Old and the New Testament, were notably, each one in his measure, filled above others with the Holy Ghost, and their testimony in regard to the truths of salvation--those recorded in their writings, not less than their oral utterances--thus manifests the character of an infallible testimony of God. The Theopneustia of Scripture in its totality (Tpafr Qeoirvevcrros, 2 Tim. iii. 16) is the natural consequence of this higher inspiration and guidance of the Writer; and must, while we reject every mechanical theory, be so conceived of, that full justice may be rendered as well to the unmistakably Divine as to the truly human character of the Bible, and that the two con ceptions of Holy Scripture and Word of God must be on the one hand duly distinguished; on the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...o( historical criticism?--Must the demonstration of the fides Humana of Holy Scripture precede that of the fide...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217188702

ISBN - 13:9780217188708

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