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Scriptural Proof
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“Scriptural proof” means a theological procedure by which scriptural passages are adduced or used in order to substantiate, verify, defend, or give authority to dogmatic or ethical assertions.

1. Judaism

The basis for scriptural proof lies within Judaism: neither Greek culture nor the ancient Near East offers parallels. The dominant position of Scripture can be seen in a variety of Jewish traditions. Entire books could be rewritten in a way that brought them ¶…

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Barr, James, “Scriptural Proof”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 23 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_S.40>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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