The schools of doubt and the school of faith

Paperback | October 15, 2012

byAgénor Gasparin

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...and setting of the sun, the same expressions are nsed by astronomers in their observatories. Such an "accommodation" as this is certainly permitted, and has never been counted an error. INSPIRATION DOES NOT PRECLUDE LABOUR, ETC. 201 This doctrine, however, does not exempt the sacred writers from labour and efforts of memory, and the examination of documents. They speak of what they themselves had seen or heard, and we find them referring to their investigations, and quoting the names of the books to which they had had recourse. We have allusions to the "Book of Jasher," to the " Book of the Kings of Israel," to the " Book of Shemaiah the prophet, and of Iddo the seer." Nay, we find an inspired book taking its genealogical lists from registers, and its decrees of the kings of Persia from cotemporary annals, quoting the writings of men as well as other inspired books, from which it transcribes long passages. There is nothing in all this which is contrary to that absolute accuracy for which God stands pledged. Nor does the doctrine of plenary inspiration at all prevent the division of labour. For since no one book of the Bible tells us everything, it is but natural that each should accomplish its own special work. I am far, indeed, from saying, like our new teachers, that Paul, and James, and John, and Matthew, have each their own theology; but I do, without hesitation, say that while they have all presented to us the same doctrines and the same Saviour, each one has been providentially led, either from his own peculiar character or from circumstances, to bring out into greater prominence some one part of the teaching, or of the life of Jesus. The use, too, of abridgments and of equivalent terms, is not excluded by this doctrine. Our...

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...and setting of the sun, the same expressions are nsed by astronomers in their observatories. Such an "accommoda...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217397344

ISBN - 13:9780217397346

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