How To Avoid Rome’s Gnostic Response To Gnosticism

… like Augustine, we do not disparage the value of the witness of the people of God to the canon. We value the ministry of the church in this as in all things. But we deny that the church in its offices or councils authoritatively establishes the scripture on the basis of some knowledge or power not available to Christians generally. (p. 21)

—W Robert Godfrey, “What do We Mean by Sola Scriptura?” in Sola Scriptura! The Protestant Position on the Bible (Morgan, Pennsylvania: Soli Deo Gloria Publications, 1995), 21.

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  • R. Scott Clark
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    R.Scott Clark is the President of the Heidelberg Reformation Association, the author and editor of, and contributor to several books and the author of many articles. He has taught church history and historical theology since 1997 at Westminster Seminary California. He has also taught at Wheaton College, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Concordia University. He has hosted the Heidelblog since 2007.

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