By Ronald F. Satta
"This paintings may still motivate conservatives concerning the ancient legitimacy and orthodoxy of the doctrine of biblical inerrancy.”
—Roy B. Zuck, in Bibliotheca Sacra
"This is an exceptional paintings and a good contribution. it truly is huge in its examine, concise in its expression, and intensely helpful."
—John MacArthur, Pastor-Teacher, Grace neighborhood Church and President, The Master's university and The Master's Seminary
“Learned, deeply researched, and forcefully argued, Sacred textual content offers a robust and sharply centred revisionist interpretation that, to my brain, successfully establishes the hegemony of literalism and inerrancy between so much Protestant theologians and students. In an excellent concluding bankruptcy at the well-known heresy trial of Charles Briggs, Satta makes a so much believable argument that the misinterpretations of Ernest Sandeen and different historians of yankee faith should be traced to Briggs's safety. The booklet is certain to fan the flames of fruitful debate between students of yank Protestantism.”
—Robert Westbrook, Professor of heritage, collage of Rochester
"The Sacred textual content is a wonderful historic research of biblical authority within the 19th century. Satta argues that the Princeton protection of biblical inerrancy used to be anchored in cautious scholarship and old Protestant doctrine. His account of the Briggs controversy and the consequent anti-Princeton historiography is first-rate."
—Roger Schultz, Dean, university of Arts and Sciences, Liberty University
“Ronald Satta presents a cautious and lucid safeguard of a place I had regarded as fallacious till his study persuaded me differently: he argues that the doctrine of biblical inerrancy within the unique manuscripts isn't an invention of late-nineteenth-century Protestantism yet was once in reality extensively held in the course of the eighteenth and 19th centuries by way of a number of American theologians and scholars.”
—Edward Wierenga, division of faith and Classics, college of Rochester
Ronald F. Satta is an American historian at Finger Lakes group collage. He earned his study doctorate in American heritage from the collage of Rochester and his expert doctorate in homiletics from Trinity Evangelical Divinity college. he's the writer of 3 books and lots of scholarly articles.
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