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Inspiration and Authority of Scripture in the First Five Centuries

Today’s free books is George Duncan Barry’s study of the teaching of the early church concerning the inspiration and authority of Scripture. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

George Duncan Barry [1864-1945], The Inspiration and Authority of Holy Scripture. A Study in the Literature of the First Five Centuries. London: SPCK, 1919. Hbk. pp.146. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

able of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Inspiration of the Old Testament. The Witness of
    1. Philo
    2. Josephus
    3. The New Testament
  3. The Inspiration of the Old Testament and of the New. The Witness of
    1. The Apostolic Fathers
    2. The Apologists
    3. Irenaeus
    4. Tertullian
    5. Cyprian
    6. Clement of Alexandria
    7. Origen
    8. Athanasius
    9. Cyril of Jerusalem
    10. The School of Cappadocia
      1. Gregory of Nyssa
      2. Geregory of Nazianzus
      3. Basil
    11. The School of Antioch
      1. Theodore of Mopsuestia
      2. Chrysostom
      3. Theodoret
    12. Jerome
    13. Augsustine

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