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Inspiration in Contemporary Protestant Orthodoxy

Chart compares the methods, modes, and manner of the various models of inspiration.

The chart Inspiration in Contemporary Protestant Orthodoxy is organized to highlight a continuum of similarities and differences, summarizing various models of inspiration in contemporary Protestant Orthodoxy:

  • Human writers stressed (process focused; personal)
    • Dynamic Model — abductive method with accent on function; concomitant mode; errant manner
    • Organic Model — inductive method with accent on function-form; continuity as mode; functional inerrancy as manner
  • Supernatural writings stressed (product focused; propositional)
    • Verbal Model — deductive method with accent on form-function; concursive mode; material inerrancy as manner
    • Mechanical Model — reductive method with accent on form; confluent mode; formal inerrancy as manner

PDF ver. 2014-03-01
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PDF version history:
2014-03-01: Updated SKU
2012-02-02: Text change
2009-2008 (8x): changes to terminology
2008-07-21: New release

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