Sources Of Wisdom and Authority (Key Terms (Authority: demands respect and…
Sources Of Wisdom and Authority
The Bible :book:
Different views on the authority of the Bible
Poetry, in Psalms, Wisdom, songs and proverbs
History Books, 1 / 2 Kings about Soleman and David
Scripture is used by Chrsitians for guidance, confort and encorygment, teaching about the meaning and pur[pose of life, source of help to make difficult decisons.
The Bible is considered as
the inspired word of God
and therefore it has
3 main theories about inspiration
: Believe Chrsitians are saved througyh God's grace recieved in Jesus'
, as suggested by the doctrine of antonement which is part of the Theology of St Pual. Although som agree of differnt things, all evangelicals are commited to spreading the word of Jesus so that others can be 'born again' and saved from origional sin by being converted and reciving salvtaion.
Evangelical Protestants get most of their inspiration from 2 Timothy 3 and 2 Peter 1. "All Scripture is inspired by God.. that man of God may be complete."
: Believe that the Bible is inspired by God. Catholics belive ein both
The Apostolic Tradition
: a tradition developed from Jesus' apostles. Jesus commanded to preach the Gospel and techings recieved from Jesus and the Holy Spirit to all men. This was done orally and through writing using the inspiration of others and the Holy Spirit.
The Apostolic Succession
: Just as Jesus' apsotles appointed Bishops who were given tecahing authroity to their successors, Bishops are still apointed to teac the messages of the Bible.
Article 3 of the Catechism
Meaning 'new orthadoxy', refers to the works of theologions inclusing 'Karl Barth', 'Reinhold' and 'Paul Tillich'.
Rejects Biblical inerrancy for several reasons such as the fact that modern resrech shows that some of the Bible is untrue.
Karl Bath said that Bible contains teh word of God but is is not the word of God
: demands respect and obedience to give guidance in our lives.
Comes from the Greek word meaning 'God breathed' which could represent God breathing out or writing scripture.
: The belief that the Bible is without error or fault in all its teaching.