inerrancy


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in·er·ran·cy

 (ĭn-ĕr′ən-sē)
n.
Freedom from error or untruths; infallibility: belief in the inerrancy of the Scriptures.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inerrancy - (Christianity) exemption from error; "biblical inerrancy"
infallibility - the quality of never making an error
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
errancy - fallibility as indicated by erring or a tendency to err
Translations

inerrancy

n (form: of scriptures) → Unfehlbarkeit f
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The Christian Institute's website states: "We believe that the Bible is the supreme authority for all of life and we hold to the inerrancy of Scripture.
Through his empathetic depiction of current Dayton residents who "struggle with doubts" about biblical inerrancy and the role their hometown played in history, Briggs brings out a wider phenomenon of American Christians who may keep their faith private to avoid being dismissed as uneducated or morally overzealous.
With biblical inerrancy emerging as the theological issue at the center, one voice came to represent the inerrantist cause: Harold Lindsell, whose books Battle for the Bible and The Bible in the Balance would provide fuel for the conservative cause.
net/49057/sbc-denounces-altright-white-supremacy) statement on the Convention's website, "because it's painful to watch people who tout biblical inerrancy and who tout the centrality of the Gospel have to deliberate over denouncing white supremacy.
The topics include future food and future feasting: tracing the idea of the meal in the world to come in Qumran literature, the wisdom of the nations and the law of Israel: genealogies of ethnic difference in Ben Sira and the Mekhilta, the dream of a perfect text: textual criticism and biblical inerrancy in early modern Europe, the place of the early printed editions of Josephus' Antiquities and War (1470-1534) in the Latin textual tradition, beautiful theories: approaching Deuteronomy 21:1-9 as ritual performance and narrative medium, airing the high priest's dirty laundry: understanding the imagery and message of Zechariah 3:1-7, and Hu Ezra alah mi-Bavel: Ezra as an exemplar of Babylonian superiority in rabbinic literature.
This neutrality position not only covered origins questions but all manner of topics, including the definition of biblical inerrancy.
The speakers at the gathering the following day spent little time defending the Bible as the word of God or addressing questions of inerrancy, debating points of an earlier time.
In the opening section, Dupont explains evangelicals' numerical domination of the cultural landscape as well as their focus on personal salvation, evangelistic mission, and biblical inerrancy.
Thus if the above statements from our emeritus pope scandalize faithful Christians, then this only indicates that some believers have a very restrictive conception of biblical inerrancy in which the Old Testament is taken for a video account or transcript of what God said and did in times of old.
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.
She charts the movement toward inerrancy, the bureaucratizing of Bible colleges, the sociological analysis of church growth theory, the anthropological implementation of missions, and the rationalized marketing of megachurches.