Category Archives: On Sacred Scripture

The Un-Normed Norm and the Un-Measured Measure

Sixteenth and seventeenth century Protestant doctors often described Holy Scripture as the norma normans non normata, or “the norming norm that is not itself normed.” This means that Scripture, being the Word of God, is the standard which regulates all … Continue reading

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Inventing the Bible

Joel Garver’s essay “Inventing the Bible” is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the Church’s encounters with Holy Scripture. And since I won’t discipline myself to stop paying attention to the Internet flame wars between Catholic apologists … Continue reading

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