In the tempestuous sixteenth century, sola Scriptura became the battle cry for those who fought the good fight for the truth of the gospel. Hang with me. I just couldn’t resist reposting this article by Father John Whiteford, who happens to be an Eastern Orthodox priest. Anti-Sola Scriptura Arguments Refuted: Typical Arguments that Catholics & Orthodox use to trash Sola Scriptura are refuted. Now there is a certain irony in taking apart Sola Scriptura via the scriptures but you have to stay within a … CLICK HERE "Sola Scriptura is an invention of 16th century Protestants." CLICK HERE "There are 30,000 denominations that use sola Scriptura. A Compelling Argument AGAINST Sola Scriptura? (The Scriptures Alone) Part 2. Posted by Jim. And you’ve got a devastating argument against Sola Scriptura. "Sola Scriptura not taught in the Bible itself and is unscriptural." Because it is dangerous. So, none of the Creeds say that we need to believe that Scripture alone is the sole rule of faith. That’s why Catholic Answers has published the book 100 Biblical Arguments Against Sola Scriptura by well-known apologist Dave Armstrong. Posted by Jim. Nov 18. The Reformation principle of sola scriptura (lit. And that we should hold Tradition and Scripture (2 Thess 2:15). In its place will be 73 arguments against the concept of Sola Scriptura which is the belief that the Bible is the "sole rule of authority", and that individuals are guided by the Holy Spirit in a proper understanding of Scripture apart from the Catholic Church. Nov 19. Anti-Sola Scriptura Arguments Refuted: "David A. Barrett's book, World Christian Encyclopedia, says that there are 30,000 denominations that use sola Scriptura.Obviously using the Bible only doesn't work, we need tradition, since there is only one Catholic church!" Why? Add to that the fact that Scripture Itself says that the Church is the Pillar of Truth (1 Tim 3:15). The prolific Catholic apologist Dave Armstrong has a new book out 100 Biblical Arguments Against Sola Scriptura which was published by Catholic Answers. Another concern for cessationists is the argument that modern-day prophecy stands in opposition to the protestant doctrine of sola scriptura. So bold was Luther's commitment to the singular authority of the Bible that he resolutely stood against Cardinal Cajetan at Augsburg and remained resilient before Martin Eck at Leipzig. (Scripture Alone) Part 1. If you are a Protestant like me, then you may have never even heard of the Orthodox church, I know I had not. “only Scripture” or “Scripture alone”) has been the cause of great scandal since the sixteenth century. Catholics argue that the Bible nowhere states that it is the only authoritative guide for faith and practice. It even has a fancy Latin name — “sola scriptura.” It’s time for Catholics to stop being beaten up with the Fundamentalists’ favorite question. I just couldn’t resist reposting this article by Father John Whiteford, who happens to be an Eastern Orthodox priest. This book contains a section for each of the 73 Books found in the Catholic Canon of Scripture, but the Scripture itself will be missing. A Compelling Argument AGAINST Sola Scriptura? Why Is Sola Scriptura Unreasonable?Protestants believe the Bible is the only source for determining Christian truth. The primary Catholic argument against sola scriptura is that the Bible does not explicitly teach sola scriptura. While this is true, they fail to recognize a crucially … If you are a Protestant like me, then you may have never even heard of the Orthodox church, I know I had not.