The Theological and Literary Journal Volume 10

The Theological and Literary Journal Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...whether in all respects naturally and necessarily unknown to the writers, or which, although it might have been ascertained by them in the ordinary course of things, they were not, in point of fact, acquainted with; or in fine, every thing, whether actually known to them, or which might become so by means of personal experience or otherwise, --each and every such point has not only been committed to writing under the infallible assistance and guidance of God, but it is to be ascribed to the special and immediate suggestion, in-breathement and dictation of the Holy Ghost. Nor does this hold true merely with respect to the sense of Scripture, and the facts and sentiments therein recorded, but each and every word, phrase, and expression, as well as the order and arrangement of such words, phrases, and expressions, has been separately supplied, breathed into (as it were) and dictated to the sacred writers by the Spirit of God. For the present, I shall merely observe, that while I can by no means accept this system as correct, or as consistent with the facts to be explained, it will be my object to establish in the broadest extent all tluit its supporterf desire to maintain, namely, the infallible certainty, the indisputable authority, the perfect and entire truthfulness of all and every the parts of Holy Scripture."--The Inspiration of Scripture, pp. 32, 33. He tluis, while maintaining the absolute truthfulness of the language of the Bible as the vehicle of the ideas and facts it is employed to convey, still holds that had the inspiration of the sacred writers included the transfusion into their minds of the language in which the truths and realities they record are expressed, as well as those truths and realities themselves, it would have involved...show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236672607
  • 9781236672605