10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism:  A Response Part 7 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5.Part 6. Objection 7 The occasionalist psychology of belief is in conflict with Scripturalists reliance on the internalist constraint on knowledge. If someone (including the non-Christian) has knowledge simply in virtue of God producing a […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism:  A Response Part 6 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Objection 6 The occasionalist psychology of belief is in conflict with Scripturalists reliance on the infallibilist constraint on knowledge. If God immediately causes all human beliefs whatsoever, then he regularly causes millions of false […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism – Response Part 5 of 10

By C.Jay Engel and Luke Miner Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Objection 5 The occasionalist psychology of belief is in conflict with Scripturalism and yet is regularly appealed to by Scripturalists as an alternative to genuinely empirical modes of knowledge. Occasionalism that is, the idea that God […]

Gordon Clark and Knowledge:  On Justification

  The Problem Gordon Clark wrote: Accordingly the knowledge possible for human beings consists of the axioms of and the deductions from Scripture. We can indeed entertain opinions about Columbus, and by accident or good luck they may be true; but we could not know it. Our dear pagan Plato, […]

Gordon Clark on What is Meant Today by “Reason”

From Gordon Clark’s outstanding textbook on Logic: “Theologians and secularists quarrel over revelation and reason. The secularists boast about reason and charge the theologian with irrationality. The theologians, or some of them, boast about revelation and deprecate “mere” human reason and logic. Both are guilty of equivocation. Today when secularists […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism: A Response – Part 2 of 10

by Luke Miner and Cjay Engel (Link to Part 1)   Objection 2 Scripturalism is refuted by Scripture itself. According to Mt 24:32, humans know a variety of propositions not contained in Scripture or validly deducible from Scripture. This is because Jesus makes relatively unspecified reference to these known propositions […]

10 Reasons to Reject Scripturalism: A Response – Part 1 of 10

by Luke Miner and Cjay Engel Scripturalism Scripturalism is the system of truth that can be deduced from Scripture.  It is entirely deducible from the axiom: The Bible is the Word of God The chief modern proponents of this system have been theologians such as Gordon H. Clark and some […]

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