verbal inspiration, christian, luther, biblical authority, doctrine, infallibility, moeller, evil, theologians
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
He thinks it is an obnoxious thing. He abhors the doctrine that the whole Bible is given by inspiration of God, every word of it absolutely infallible. He execrates verbal inspiration. J. S. Whale, a Congregationalist, president of Chesunt College, Cambridge, takes occasion to speak of it in his treatise The Christian Answer to the Problem of Evil, published 1936. He speaks of it in this wise: "The modern man is not impressed by the mere citation of texts; he rightly wants to understand them in their context.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
2 Peter 1:21; 1 Corinthians 2 :13; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Mark 12:36; John 10:35; Matthew 19:4; Matthew 21:42;
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
"What the Liberal Theologian Thinks of Verbal Inspiration,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 8, Article 40.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol8/iss1/40