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The inspiration and interpretation of scripture : what the early church can teach us

Author: Michael Graves
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan ; Cambridge, U.K. : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014.
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What is true of Scripture as a result of being inspired? What should divine inspiration cause us to expect from it? The answers to these questions in the early church related not just to the nature of Scripture's truth claims but to the manner in which Scripture was to be interpreted. In this book Michael Graves delves into what Christians in the first five centuries believed about the inspiration of Scripture,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Graves
ISBN: 9780802869630 0802869637
OCLC Number: 857981037
Description: viii, 201 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Usefulness --
The Spiritual and supernatural dimension --
Mode of expression --
Historicity and factuality --
Agreement with truth --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Michael Graves.

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What is true of Scripture as a result of being inspired? What should divine inspiration cause us to expect from it? The answers to these questions in the early church related not just to the nature of Scripture's truth claims but to the manner in which Scripture was to be interpreted. In this book Michael Graves delves into what Christians in the first five centuries believed about the inspiration of Scripture, identifying the ideas that early Christians considered to be logical implications of biblical inspiration. Many books presume to discuss how some current trend relates to the "traditional" view of biblical inspiration; this one actually describes in a detailed and nuanced way what the "traditional" view is and explores the differences between ancient and modern assumptions on the topic. -- Publisher

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"Reviews in Religion & Theology" Drawing on extensive analysis of patristic sources, Michael Graves engages with their various takes on the notion of the divine inspiration of Scripture in an attempt Read more...

 
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