Scripture, Tradition, and the Question of Authority

We affirm that the Scriptures are the supreme written norm by which God binds the conscience, and that the authority of the Church is subordinate to that of Scripture.  We deny that church creeds, councils, or declarations have authority greater than or equal to the authority of the Bible. The second article of the Chicago … Continue reading Scripture, Tradition, and the Question of Authority

Review of God's Word in Human Words by Kenton Sparks

Kenton Sparks, professor of Biblical Studies at Eastern University—an evangelical school by confession—has recently offered his contribution to an evangelical doctrine of Scripture in God’s Word in Human Words: An Evangelical Appropriation of Critical Biblical Scholarship (GWHW). As the title of the book suggests and as he states clearly in the introduction, Sparks situates himself within … Continue reading Review of God's Word in Human Words by Kenton Sparks