It appeared to be a slippery slope to unbelief, and the more the literalists defended the Bible against evolution, the louder they proclaimed its literal inerrancy
In this regard the conservative Muslim view is not so different from the position held in medieval Christian with it's understanding of the inerrancy
of biblical authority.
First is the "literal," which describes the more traditional and conservative segments of the religious population, who may be guided more by emotion and relationship, and who believe in the inerrancy
and literal translations of the Bible.
The author provides strong evidence on the inerrancy
and trustworthiness of the Bible, advocating that readers embrace this truth.
Americans still believe in heaven (86%) and hell (73%) about as much as they did in the 1970s; but belief in the literal inerrancy
of the Bible has taken a hit, presumably because of more college education.
Yet to suggest that inspiration necessarily presupposes inerrancy
misunderstands the true nature of inspiration, and the suggestion gives rise to the tendency to confuse inspiration with revelation.
It was one of the issues that led to the conservative resurgence--or fundamentalist takeover--among Southern Baptists in the 1980s and 1990s, when some seminary professors began criticizing substitutionary atonement, leading to full-blown questions about biblical inerrancy
There appears to be a fundamental paradox, however, between Starr's conservative stance on Biblical inerrancy
and Harnack's distrust of the Biblical tradition and the Christian canon.
The backlash of fundamentalists in the 20th century, with their uncompromising insistence on biblical inerrancy
, failed to halt the marginalization of the scriptures.
14) This does not require that every concept of inerrancy
The totemic status of the Constitution, the belief in its inerrancy
, the ability of any well-meaning person to deduce its literal meaning and contemporary implications through a direct engagement with the text, are all instances of evangelical-influenced sacralization of the secular.
It comes from one of the original drafters of the "Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy
" and his coauthor and defends the traditional understanding of inerrancy
for new Christians being called to the challenge of defining God, truth and language.