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1. Incapable of erring; infallible.
2. Containing no errors.


(ɪnˈɛr ənt, -ˈɜr-)

free from error; infallible.
[1645–55; < Latin inerrant-, s. of inerrāns not wandering]
in•er′ran•cy, n.
in•er′rant•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.inerrant - not liable to error; "the Church was...theoretically inerrant and omnicompetent"-G.G.Coulton; "lack an inerrant literary sense"; "an unerring marksman"
infallible - incapable of failure or error; "an infallible antidote"; "an infallible memory"; "the Catholic Church considers the Pope infallible"; "no doctor is infallible"
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Talisse gives a brave example of what dialogical democracy might look like in the case of a biblical inerrantist opposing a school board's world religions curriculum.
Unlike Nathan, Fowles is not an inerrantist vis-a-vis interpreting the scriptures.
The elementary level science textbooks, God's World, are based in an inerrantist approach to the Bible and a literalist reading of Genesis and creation, one in which evolution is dismissed.
55) At some point in the future, however, some analysts surmise that the insistence upon doctrinal conformity in recent Southern Baptist life will inevitably result in an internecine battle between the two different inerrantist perspectives.
Warfield, a biblical inerrantist at the Princeton Theological Seminary, who shared Wright's openness to biological evolution.