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  • But beyond that, the teaching of sola scriptura is self-refuting, for it does not appear in scripture.

    How I Became a Sci Fi Catholic, Part 2

  • In failing to mention this Protestant doctrine of sola scriptura, which is not held by Catholics, he never clarifies the basis for his rancorous attacks, and since he is attacking the Catholic Church for failing to abide by a doctrine she doesn't teach anyway, his attacks miss the mark.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The corresponding Latin word scriptura occurs in some passages of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • "scriptura" occur almost together, but the former has the meaning of "a history" and the latter of "a book," with which significations Tacitus never uses the two words: indeed Tacitus never uses the two words at all.

    Tacitus and Bracciolini The Annals Forged in the XVth Century

  • An irony, of course, is that Carter is simply engaging in a crude form of sola scriptura, albeit one that is not fundamentalist Protestant in nature, but openly fundamentalist secularist.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • I wasn't the first to bring up sola scriptura here, and I don't think I disagree with you (although I'm not sure entirely what you're arguing).

    "Protestantism is dangerous. ..."

  • "Sola scriptura" is, at the end of the day, an incoherent idea.

    "Protestantism is dangerous. ..."

  • You think sola scriptura offers up hermeneutical difficulties?!

    "Protestantism is dangerous. ..."

  • Many conservatives have made this a lopsided idea, with no historical context, that Anglicans are “scriptura sola” Protestants.

    Selected heresies from the Diocese of Niagara « Anglican Samizdat

  • I doubt that he really thinks that medieval Catholicism could have maintained its transnational cultural authority if only the Reformation hadn't happened, or that 17th- and 18th-century philosophers wouldn't have posed direct and multifarious challenges to Christianity's truth claims if only Luther, Calvin and others hadn't insisted on "sola scriptura."

    Blame It on Calvin & Luther


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