Inspiration and Interpretation
Inspiration and Interpretation
John William Burgon

Table of Contents


Title Page

TO THE REVEREND

PREFACE.

PRELIMINARY REMARKS

I. The feeblest essay in the volume is the first.…

II. On turning the first page of the review which follows…

III. The third Essay in the present volume is by "the Rev.…

IV. The next performance is mainly directed against faith in the Church…

V. IN the present crusade against the Bible and the Faith of Christian men…

VI. By far the ablest of these seven Essays is from the pen of the "Rev.…

VII. The Essay which brings up the rear in this very guilty volume is from the…

Review

Seven Sermons.

SUBJECTS OF THE SERMONS.

SERMON I. THE STUDY OF THE BIBLE RECOMMENDED; AND A METHOD OF STUDYING IT DESCRIBED.

SERMON II NATURAL SCIENCE AND THEOLOGICAL SCIENCE.

SERMON III. INSPIRATION OF SCRIPTURE.--GOSPEL DIFFICULTIES.--THE WORD OF GOD INFALLIBLE.--OTHER SCIENCES SUBORDINATE TO THEOLOGICAL SCIENCE.

SERMON IV. THE PLENARY INSPIRATION OF EVERY PART OF THE BIBLE, VINDICATED AND EXPLAINED.--NATURE OF INSPIRATION.--THE TEXT OF SCRIPTURE.

SUPPLEMENT TO SERMON IV.

SERMON V. INTERPRETATION OF HOLY SCRIPTURE.--INSPIRED INTERPRETATION.--THE BIBLE IS NOT TO BE INTERPRETED LIKE ANY OTHER BOOK.--GOD, (NOT MAN,) THE REAL AUTHOR OF THE BIBLE.

SERMON VI. THE DOCTRINE OF ARBITRARY SCRIPTURAL ACCOMMODATION CONSIDERED.

SERMON VII. THE MARVELS OF HOLY SCRIPTURE,--MORAL AND PHYSICAL.--JAEL'S DEED DEFENDED.--MIRACLES VINDICATED.

APPENDIX A.

APPENDIX B.

APPENDIX C.

APPENDIX D.

APPENDIX E.

APPENDIX F.

APPENDIX G.

APPENDIX H.

APPENDIX I.

APPENDIX J.

APPENDIX K.

APPENDIX L.




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