Bb warfield inspiration and authority of the bible pdf
If the Bible is written by fallible human beings, how can its words convey divine revelation? Modern biblical scholars showed that textual and linguistic analysis proved the human authorship of the Bible, and from there proceeded to strip miracles of their power, texts of their authenticity, and God of his historical intervention in the lives of individuals. Warfield responded to modernist and higher biblical critics by showing that intellect of the biblical authors not only remained fully operational and engaged, but that God also worked through human words and texts to convey divine revelation. He pioneered a view of biblical inspiration and authority which remains widely held today by many Reformed and evangelical Christians. No one who is interested in this topic should leave this book unread.
Here is a list of B. For works about Warfield, see the Bibliography page. London: J. Dent, Biblical and Theological Studies.
Biblical inspiration is the doctrine in Christian theology that the human authors and editors of the Bible were led or influenced by God with the result that their writings may be designated in some sense the word of God. Outline of Bible-related topics. When Jerome translated the Greek text of the Bible into the language of the common people of Latium the region of central western Italy in which the city of Rome is located , he translated the Greek theopneustos as divinitus inspirata "divinely breathed into". The word "inspiration" comes from the Latin noun inspiratio and from the verb inspirare. Inspirare is a compound term resulting from the Latin prefix in inside, into and the verb spirare to breathe.