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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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Regarding innerrantists, he observes how ironic it is for them to insist on inerrancy as the basis for correct theology, "when in fact inerrantists are divided over every conceivable doctrine" (p.
Progressive creationists (particularly the inerrantists among them) selectively accept the science, but have to wonder how to make it compatible with the sequence of events in Genesis.
Since contemporary Calvinists are usually inerrantists, oppose women pastorates, and support the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, they and non-Calvinist Southern Baptists have successfully co-existed as long as non-inerrantists provide a common enemy.