adequate knowledge of religious things, and at the same time a perfect confidence in reason as qualified to prove that negative and to determine the contents of the revelation.? We might claim the historical truth of the gospels, even if we did not call them inspired. Gore, in Lux Mundi, 341 ? ?Christianity brings with it a doctrine of the inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, but is not based upon it.? Warfield and Hodge, Inspiration, 8 ? ?While the inspiration of the Scriptures is true, and being true is fundamental to the adequate interpretation of Scripture, it nevertheless is not, in the first instance, a principle fundamental to the truth of the Christian religion.?
On the Idea of Revelation, see Ladd, in Journ. Christ. Philos., Jan. 1883:156-178; on Inspiration, ibid ., Apr. 1883:225-248. See Henderson on Inspiration (2nd ed.), 58, 205, 249, 303, 810. For other works on the general subject of Inspiration, see Lee, Bannerman, Jamieson, Macnaught; Garbett, God?s Word Written; Aids to Faith, essay on Inspiration. Also, Philippi, Glaubenslehre, 1:205; Westcott, introd. to Study of the Gospels, 27-65; Bibliotheca Sacra, 1:97; 4:154; 12:217; 15:29, 314; 25:192-198; Dr. Barrows, in Bibliotheca Sacra, 1867:593; 1872:428; Farrar. Science in Theology, 208; Hodge and Warfield, in Presb. Rev., Apr. 1881:225-261; Manly, The Bible Doctrine of Inspiration; Watts, inspiration; Mead, Supernatural Revelation, 350; Whiton, Gloria Patti, 136; Hastings. Bible Dictionary, 1:296-299; Sanday, Bampton Lectures on Inspiration.
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