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Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible
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Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible


Reformation Trust 2009

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Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible, the formal principle of the Protestant Reformation, is essential to genuine Christianity, for it declares that the Bible is the inspired word of God, the church’s only rule of faith and practice. Yet this doctrine is under assault today as never before, both from outside and inside the church.

In Sola Scriptura, several leading Reformed pastors and scholars, including Joel Beeke, Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Godfrey, Ray Lanning, John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul, Derek W. H. Thomas, and James White, unpack the meaning of the doctrine of sola Scriptura (“Scripture alone”). They also explain where the attacks on the Bible are coming from and show how those who accept the Bible as God’s inspired Word should respond. Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible is a treasure trove of information and a comfort to those who grieve to see the twenty-first-century church wandering away from the safe harbor of the Bible.

With the Logos edition, Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible is fully integrated with the other resources in your digital library, including Bibles, maps, dictionaries, and numerous other Bible study tools. All Scripture references are linked directly to the text of your favorite Bible translation, making your Bible study and teaching preparations more effective and rewarding. You can also explore Scripture on a deeper level with powerful search features, Passage Guides, and all the other interactive features in your Logos library. That makes this important book more useful than ever before for pastors, teachers, Bible study leaders, and anyone else desiring to get deeper into the truth of God’s Word.

Key Features

  • Foreword by Michael Horton
  • Concluding thoughts for each chapter
  • Afterword by Don Kistler

Product Details

  • Title: Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible
  • Authors: Joel R. Beeke, Sinclair B. Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Ray Lanning, John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul, Derek W. H. Thomas, and James White
  • Editor: Don Kistler
  • Publisher: Reformation Trust
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 175

About the Authors

Joel R. Beeke is the president and professor of systematic theology and homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, and a pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has written or edited 50 books, and contributed hundreds of articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals and encyclopedias. His PhD is in Reformation and Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary. He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. He and his wife, Mary, have been blessed with three children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia.

Sinclair B. Ferguson is a professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. Previously he was the minister of St George’s Tron Church in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a prolific author and well-known conference speaker.

John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as author, conference speaker, president of The Master’s College and featured teacher with Grace to You, an international radio broadcast. His more than six dozen books have sold millions of copies worldwide and include more than two dozen volumes of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series.

R. C. Sproul is the founder and president of Ligonier Ministries and president of Ligonier Academy. He also serves as the senior pastor of Saint Andrew’s in Sanford, Fla., and he has written more than 70 books including Defending Your Faith, The Truth of the Cross, Truths We Confess, and commentaries on Romans and John in the Saint Andrew’s Expositional Commentary series.

About Don Kistler

Don Kistler is the author of the books A Spectacle Unto God: The Life and Death of Christopher Love and Why Read the Puritans Today?, and is the editor of all the Soli Deo Gloria Puritan reprints. He was a contributing author for Justification by Faith ALONE!, Trust and Obey: Obedience and the Christian, Onward, Christian Soldiers: Protestants Affirm the Church, and Feed My Sheep: A Passionate Plea for Preaching. He has edited over 150 books.

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