What Does “Inerrant” Mean?

This is an article Tim Challies posted over at his site, Challies.com.

Yesterday I began a short series on the inerrancy of Scripture, looking at whether there are errors and contradictions in the Bible. You can read the first article and the response to it here: Are There Errors in the Bible?. When I first began to develop and understanding of this doctrine, I found that the doctrines of Scripture cannot be neatly separated, one from the other, for they are intertwined and interrelated. So in the first article I wrote about inspiration, canon, transmission and authority. Today I will turn to inerrancy, first explaining what it is not (often a good place to begin, I find) and then providing a working definition.

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Author: John

I am the Senior IT AV Systems Design Engineer in the department of Enterprise AV Services, part of the Division of Information Technology at University of North Georgia. That means I design, install, and maintain anything that is audio visual: projectors, sound systems, control systems, cameras, lighting, Crestron, Polycom, Extron, Yamaha, Dante, Hitachi, Sony, NEC, and any other techy-sounding thing. I am also the deacon of technology at Christ Family Church in Dahlonega, GA. All in house technology (audio, video, lighting, etc.) is under my care. I attended North Georgia College and State University (now UNG, where I work) for my undergraduate work in Music Performance. I’m also a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, where I obtained a Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling. I’m married to my awesome wife (Heather) and have an awesome family (Jack, Debbie, Hannah, Levi, and Emmeline)!

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