Chapter 7. Faith in the Book or Faith in God?

  1. Adrian Thatcher

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch7

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

How to Cite

Thatcher, A. (2008) Faith in the Book or Faith in God?, in The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170161

Online ISBN: 9781444302691

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Keywords:

  • Beyond the Text - Faith in the Triune God;
  • faith in the book or faith in god;
  • sale of indulgences - the transubstantiation of bread and wine at Mass into the body and blood of Christ;
  • 1516 Erasmus's Greek version of the New Testament;
  • scripture interprets scripture;
  • “Lost Christianities” and New “Heresies”;
  • “founders” of Anglican theology, Richard Hooker;
  • Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1–17; Deuteronomy 5:6–21);
  • seven deadly sins;
  • more disputed questions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Scripture Principle

  • Hooker and the Middle Way

  • “Lost Christianities” and New “Heresies”