Sola Scriptura: The Pr...
Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible
by Joel R. Beeke , R.C. Sproul (Goodreads Author), Sinclair B. Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, John MacArthur, Ray Lanning, Derek W.H. Thomas, James R. White
Sola Scriptura, the formal principle of the Protestant Reformation, is essential to genuine Christianity, for it declares that the Bible is the inspired Word of God, the church's only rule of faith and practice. Yet this doctrine is under assault today as never before, both from outside and and inside the church. In manifold ways, both blatant and subtle, the idea is being...more
Hardcover, 175 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Reformation Trust Publishing
(first published September 1997)
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I was expecting a defense for Scripture as the inspired word of God, not a defense of the Protestant view of Scripture over the Roman Catholic view. Though, understanding the history behind the term Sola Scriptura (not to mention, the obvious subtitle), I should have guessed. Never the less, a good book.
An excellent overview of the Reformation doctrine of sola scriptura, from a variety of contributors. A fairly short, quick read. This would make a great introduction for someone just starting to investigate the subject, but is also meatier enough for those who are somewhat familiar with it also.
Dr. Joel R. Beeke serves as President and Professor of Systematic Theology, Church History, and Homiletics. He has been in the ministry since 1978 and has served as a pastor of his current church since 1986. He is also editor of the Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Transl...moreMore about Joel R. Beeke...