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Infallibility
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I. Fundamental Theology – II. Dogmatics and History of Doctrine – III. Ethics – IV. Catholic Understanding

I. Fundamental Theology

Infallibility, understood as unswerving inerrancy or being held unshakably in the truth, is a theme of both Reformation and Roman Catholic theology. Both traditions of Western theology affirm the NT statement that the Holy Spirit will guide the faithful and the…

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Herms, Eilert, Baumann, Urs and Hünermann, Peter, “Infallibility”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_025223>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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