the surprising company some lcms Lutherans keep!
If you, as a Lutheran, believe, as Karl does, that the common thread of inerrancy is that which keeps all Protestants together and makes them one in the key, crucial doctrines of the Christian faith, then consider the following quotation: In the book Christianity in China: From the 18th Century to the Present (Ed. Daniel H. Bays. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-8047-3651-0), in chapter 20: “Holy Spirit: Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in the Republic of China,” under the subtitle “Questions of Definition,” author Rubinstein writes: “The basic elements of Pentecostal-charismatic Christianity are these: the absolute authority of the Bible as the Word of God (inerrancy) . . . The theologians of these churches believe in biblical inerrancy” (pp. 354, 360).
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