By Keith Mathison
Sola Scriptura, "Scripture alone".
In what form will we locate the doctrine of sola Scriptura this day? Many glossy Evangelicals see it as a license to disregard heritage and the creeds in prefer of a extra splintered method of Christian residing. long ago twenty years, Roman Catholic and jap Orthodox apologists have strongly attempted to undermine sola Scriptura as unbiblical, unhistorical, and impractical. yet those teams leisure their circumstances on a contemporary, fake tackle sola Scriptura.
The old, medieval, and classical Protestant view of sola Scriptura really has really a unique form than so much competitors and defenders retain. Therein lies the aim of this book—an fascinating security of the traditional (and classical Protestant) doctrine of sola Scriptura opposed to the claims of Rome, the East, and sleek Evangelicalism.
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