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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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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.
Bube's view of biblical inerrancy was in conflict with many fundamentalists and evangelicals, and it incurred the wrath of inerrantist Harold Lindsell in his 1976 The Battle for the Bible.
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.
If we hope to show biblical fundamentalists the error of their inerrantist ways, we have to debate with them as they do with each other.
to a minimum," mean she's never read Tocqueville or Perry Miller or Gordon Wood or Sydney Ahlstrom or Kevin Phillips's recent Cousins' Wars on religion's centrality in creating and sustaining our democracy, nor even vaguely begins to understand why and what divides American Christianity over literalist, inerrantist and historical/critical readings of the Bible itself--or why it's important to American politics.
Warfield, a biblical inerrantist at the Princeton Theological Seminary, who shared Wright's openness to biological evolution.
1) had always assumed he was the first acknowledged conservative inerrantist to head an SBC agency, but I learned later that Dr.
Whidden, "Sola Scriptura, Inerrantist Fundamentalism, and the Wesleyan Quadrilateral: Is 'No Creed but the Bible' a Workable Solution?