Edith Humphrey of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary spoke on "Prima Scriptura," the primacy of scripture
over tradition, reason and experience.
Denis Farkasfalvy, "The Pontifical Biblical Commission's Document on Jews and Christians and Their Scriptures
: Attempt at an Evaluation," Communio 29 (2002): 715-37; Roch Kereszty, "The Jewish-Christian Dialogue and the Pontifical Biblical Commissions Document on 'The Jewish People and Their Sacred Scriptures
in the Christian Bible,'" Communio 29 (2002): 738-45; Levering, Participatory Exegesis, 90-97.
In Sacred Word, Broken Word, Kenton Sparks encourages Christians to reconsider their doctrines of Scripture
Or, if we wish to distinguish the scripture
of the Jews from the New Testament, should it not be called the Christian Testament--hence, Hebrew Scriptures
and Christian Scriptures
To indicate briefly the enormously important consequences of Calvin's theory of reading for developments crucial to modern culture, let me end simply by saying that his theory of reading was also applied to "second scriptures
," first of all to the text of nature.
Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that they welcomed the portrayal of tales and heroes from Hindu scriptures
, but the final product should be the true depiction of the scripture
and not a fantasized or a re-imagined version.
305), Powlison advanced this metaphor another step in suggesting that his model of Biblical counseling recognizes not only the light of the Scriptures
but the "darkness and distortedness of secular therapy and personality theory" (p.
If theology however remains enmeshed in the logics of ontotheology, its redemption may lie precisely in "taking the scriptures
as the site of an event," liberating the word of God to its breathing, its ruach and its poetic creativity.
But it is not easy to find a definite reference to Purgatory in the Scriptures
SIR - I am very concerned as an offended Christian by the dreadful and wicked distortion of the Holy Scriptures
and the attack on the holiness and perfection of the person of the Christ in Jerry Springer: The Opera.
Many were sincerely religious people who cared enough about their faith to want to study the languages in which the scriptures
were written and to delineate the many levels of authorship one finds there.
Red flags should go up when religious groups seek special classes for their holy scriptures
These lines from Isaiah 9:6 are some of the most recognizable of the scriptures
we hear at Christmastime in the Catholic Church.
to further social or other goals; rather, the scriptures
should engender our beliefs and actions.
Evangelicals do not speak with one voice on how to read their Scriptures