Wednesday, November 08, 2006

The Bible, Tradition, Canon, and Sola Scriptura (Index Page for Dave Armstrong)




http://www.biblechristiansociety.com


 

Table of Contents:

I. Relationship of the Bible to the Church
II. Tradition (Apostolic)
III. Sola Scriptura (Scripture as the Only Infallible Authority)
IV. Private Judgment
V. Perspicuity (Clearness) of Scripture
VI. Material and Formal Sufficiency of Scripture
VII. The Canon of Scripture
VIII. Deuterocanonical Books (So-Called "Apocrypha")
IX. Alleged Biblical Contradictions and Difficulties


I. Relationship of the Bible to the Church








Apostolic Succession Based on Biblical Data / Supposed "Prooftexting" and Protestant Reluctance to Discuss Bible Text Interpretations With Catholics

 






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II. Tradition (Apostolic)



Why We Need More Than the Bible (my talk on Catholic Answers Live: 10-10-03. Real Audio file)

 “Tradition” Is Not Always a Bad Word! It Only is Sometimes [written specifically for children: 12 or younger; article for Seton Magazine (link) ]






 


 

 
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III. Sola Scriptura
 






Biblia y Tradición: Mantened la Tradición . . . [Bible and Tradition: "Maintain the traditions . . ."]





Reply to C. Michael Patton on Sola Scriptura, Part One (Definitions and Introduction)


Reply to C. Michael Patton on Sola Scriptura, Part Two


Reply to C. Michael Patton on Sola Scriptura, Part Three (Dual-Source Theory)


Reply to C. Michael Patton on Sola Scriptura, Part Four (Tradition and Apostolic Succession)


Reply to C. Michael Patton on Sola Scriptura, Part Five (The Canon)


Reply to C. Michael Patton on Sola Scriptura, Part Six (Divisions)


Lively Debate on Sola Scriptura and the Perspicuity (Clearness) of Scripture With Two Protestants in the CARM Chat Room



Biblical Proof of Church Infallibility and Disproof of Sola Scriptura in One Bible Verse (1 Timothy 3:15) -- Reinforced by Closely Related Cross-References



Do I Know and Understand the Definition of Sola Scriptura (Let's Have Some Fun With This One)?

The Jerusalem Council (Acts 15:6-30) vs. Sola Scriptura and James White (vs. James White) 



Reply to Jason Engwer's Catholic But Not Roman Catholic Series on the Church Fathers: Sola Scriptura (An In-Depth Analysis of Ten Church Fathers' Views Pertaining to the Rule of Faith) (+ Part Two) (vs. Jason Engwer)

Dialogue on Sola Scriptura and the Church Fathers (+ Part Two) (vs. Jason Engwer)

Dialogue with Two Protestants on the Irrational, Unbiblical Protestant Demand for Multiple, Explicit Scriptural Prooftexts for Every Doctrine (Especially Marian Doctrine): The Virgin Birth as a Difficulty for This View


 
IV. Private Judgment


Catholic vs. Protestant Conceptions of the Meaning and Consequences of Private Judgment (Including Lengthy Citations From Reformed Protestants Arthur W. Pink, Archibald Bruce, and Charles Hodge, Four Protestant Confessions, and Catholic John Henry Newman)




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 V. Perspicuity (Clearness) of Scripture


"Me, My Bible, and the Holy Spirit" (The Relationship of the Church to the Judgment of Individuals in the Matter of Authoritative Biblical Interpretation. Does the Church Require a Particular Meaning for Each Passage?)

Protestants Say That the Bible is "Clear" and "Self-Interpreting" (i.e., No Necessity for Church or Tradition). Yet They Can't Agree on a Million Things [Facebook discussion, 10 Feb. 2014]




 
VI. Material and Formal Sufficiency of Scripture





VII. The Canon of Scripture








VIII. Deuterocanonical Books (So-Called "Apocrypha")


 

Reply Concerning the Canonicity of the So-Called "Apocrypha" (vs. Dr. John Ankerberg and Dr. John Weldon)








IX. Alleged Biblical Contradictions and Difficulties



[see also related papers in the Atheist and Agnostic section]


Master List / Resources
Jesus 



Did Paul and Peter Disobey Jesus and Risk Hellfire (Calling Folks "Fools")? Did Jesus Contradict Himself? Or Do Proverbs and Hyperbolic Utterances Allow Exceptions? [Facebook, 5 Feb. 2014]




Miscellaneous


 



Adam and Eve and Other Early Figures









The Hittites





Massacres and Wars of Annihilation / God's Judgment







God and Evil

 
Did God Harden Pharaoh's Heart? (Does God Positively Ordain Evil?) (vs. [atheist] "DagoodS")


The Psalms



Last updated on 18 August 2014.



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