#1 The Holy Spirit is the Only Infallible Interpreter of Holy Scripture. #2 The Analogy of the Scriptures (Analogia Scripturae) #3 The Analogy of Faith (Analogia Fidei) #4 The Scope of the Scriptures (Scopus Scripturae) Terms such as Christ-centered and Christocentric are used often in our day. But what do […]
Four principles of older hermeneutics: #1 The Holy Spirit is the Only Infallible Interpreter of Holy Scripture.
#1 The Holy Spirit is the Only Infallible Interpreter of Holy Scripture. As an example of this principle, John Owen says, “The only unique, public, authentic, and infallible interpreter of Scripture is none other than the Author of Scripture Himself . . . that is, God the Holy Spirit.” Nehemiah Coxe says, “. […]
Sam Renihan offers an important correction to RBAP’s reprint of Nehemiah Coxe on Genesis 12. You can read it here.
John Owen, commenting on Genesis 3:15 as the first promise of the only means of delivery from the effects of sin–Christ, says: This is the very foundation of the faith of the church; and if it be denied, nothing of the economy or dispensation of God towards it from the beginning can be understood. The […]
The scope of Scripture (scopus Scripturae) Scope, in this sense, refers to the center or target of the entire canonical revelation; it is that to which the entire Bible points. And whatever that is, it must condition our interpretation of any and every part of Scripture. For the covenant theologians of the seventeenth century, […]
JOHN OWEN AND NEW COVENANT THEOLOGY: Owen on the Old and New Covenants and the Functions of the Decalogue in Redemptive History in Historical and Contemporary Perspective
The bad news is that RBAP is out of copies of From Adam to Christ by Coxe and Owen. The good news is that more copies are on their way from the printer.