Before addressing a topic so fundamental as the doctrine of God, Francis Turretin begins his Institutes of Elenctic Theology with a discussion on the doctrine of Scripture. Turretin is writing in the third wave of the Reformation and the struggle over the certainty and authority of the Scriptures was still a hotly contested locus betweenContinue reading “What is Standard Sacred Text.com – Text”
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What is Standard Sacred Text.com – Sacred
Eminent scholar, Daniel Wallace opines in the following manner, “I would question whether it is an epistemologically sound principle to allow one’s presuppositions to dictate his text-critical methodology. This is neither honest to a historical investigation nor helpful to our evangelical heritage.” Daniel Wallace, “Challenges in New Testament Textual Criticism for the Twenty-First Century” in Journal of theContinue reading “What is Standard Sacred Text.com – Sacred”
What is Standard Sacred Text.com – Standard
The term “canon” means rule, reed, or standard. We often refer to the Scriptures as the canon of Scripture. This is to say that the Scriptures are the rule, the reed, and the standard. Just as the Triune God is the archetypical Rule, Reed, and Standard so also the Scriptures are rule, reed, and standard.Continue reading “What is Standard Sacred Text.com – Standard”
What is Standard Sacred Text.com? – Community
“The word catholic was used early on in Christian history to denote that which is believed everywhere: the whole deal. The heart of the word is Greek holos, meaning whole, entire, integral. It is not related to the English whole or heal. The linking idea is that you don’t want only a part, or youContinue reading “What is Standard Sacred Text.com? – Community”