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in·er·rant

 (ĭn-ĕr′ənt)
adj.
1. Incapable of erring; infallible.
2. Containing no errors.

in•er•rant

(ɪnˈɛr ənt, -ˈɜr-)

adj.
free from error; infallible.
[1645–55; < Latin inerrant-, s. of inerrāns not wandering]
in•er′ran•cy, n.
in•er′rant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Accordingly, for the literalist, the duty of fidelity to the text of the Bible--to every passage and every statement, not only about doctrine or conduct, but also about history and natural science--arises from the fact that, as the word of God, it is both inerrantly truthful and inherently good.
Literalists believe that the Bible is (and must be) inerrantly true, inherently good, and universal in its scope.
The belief that certain drugs are irredeemably evil and that the current version of the Controlled Substances Act has inerrantly identified them betrays a lack of historical understanding.