06 January, 2014

Augustine on the Authority and Inerrancy of Holy Scripture

"I have learned to defer only to those books of Scripture that are now called "canonical" this respect and honour: that I believe strongly that no author thereof erred in writing anything. Furthermore, I read other books in such a way that, regardless of the sanctity and doctrine for which they are distinguished, I do not think they are true because they seem true but because they were able to persuade me by those canonical authors or by probably logic that is not inconsistent with the truth."
Augustine (354-430), Letter No. 82.3
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