Ancient Word, Changing Worlds: The Doctrine of Scripture in a Modern Age
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Ancient Word, Changing Worlds: The Doctrine of Scripture ina Modern Age tells the story of these developments in the doctrine of Scripture in the modern age, combining in one volume both narrative chapters and chapters devoted to primary source materials. This new genre of historical theology will appeal to general readers, who will be drawn in by the book's prose style, and students, who will benefit from features like timelines, charts, explanations of key terms, and introductions and explanatory notes for the primary source documents.
Number of Pages: 176
Publication Date: 2009
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A helpful narrative of the formation of the doctrine of Scripture in the modern age, interspersed with primary source materials. Covers the challenges that face the authority, sufficiency, and interpretation of Scripture.
Stephen J. Nichols (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries. Previously, he served as research professor of Christianity and culture at Lancaster Bible College. He is an editor (with Justin Taylor) of the Theologians on the Christian Life series and is the author of several books, including The Reformation, For Us and for Our Salvation, The Church History ABCs, and Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life.
Eric T. Brandt (MA, Wheaton College) is pursuing a PhD in American religious history at Baylor University and is an adjunct professor at Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School.
John E. Richards Professor of Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary; Minister of Teaching, First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi
Ancient Word, Changing Worlds is the best, clearest, and most reliable historical overview of the doctrine of Scripture for a contemporary audience. As careful historians, Nichols and Brandt show what the church has always believed about the Bible as the Word of God, and also how our understanding of the inspiration, inerrancy, and interpretation of Scripture has grown through the centuries. The authors let scholars and theologians on all sides of the age-old battle for the Bible speak in their own words, giving us the historical context and theological framework we need to accept the Bible's own witness to its beauty, perfection, and divine authority.
-Philip Graham Ryken,
President, Wheaton College
Rev. Doyle Peyton5 Stars Out Of 5July 20, 2010Rev. Doyle PeytonI good concise history of the key personalities and writings related to the issue of biblical inspiration and inerrancy. The reader must read the referenced sources (Warfield,eg) for a helpful apologetic. When will evangelicals stop keeping the names and writings of apostate German theologians alive?