Scripture Alone: Exploring the Bible’s Accuracy, Authority, and Authenticity

Bethany House, 2004
ISBN: 0764220489


With clear teaching in an engaging, accessible style, this book lays a foundation for all Christians who desire a deeper understanding of biblical sufficiency. James R. White presents Scripture as God-breathed in nature, as unparalleled and absolute in authority, and as the church’s infallible rule of faith in straightforward language to help believers apply these doctrines to their lives. In addition, he addresses the timely issues of the canon, including textual and historical evidence. The captivating dialogues used throughout the book help bring into focus the great truths of faith against the backdrop of error. These dialogues assist readers in discovering how to engage in conversation with those of differing beliefs.

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Key Features

  • Discusses Scripture as unparalleled and absolute in authority
  • Addresses arguments related to scriptural sufficiency
  • Assists readers in discovering how to engage in conversation with those of differing beliefs


  • Three Arguments Related to Scriptural Sufficiency
  • Definitions: More Than Half the Battle
  • Forever Settled: The Nature of God’s Holy Word
  • Inerrancy and Exegesis: Believing and Honoring God’s Word
  • The Canon of Scripture Considered
  • Did Thomas Write a Gospel?
  • Allegations of Corruption
  • Allegations of Contradiction
  • Tradition, the Church, and the Development of Doctrine
  • The Lord Spoke to Me, Saying . . .
  • Scriptural Sufficiency: Nothing New
  • Conclusion: Forever Settled in Heaven . . . and for Me

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About James R. White

James R. White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, an evangelical Reformed Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the author of more than 20 books and has engaged in numerous moderated debates. White serves as an elder of the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church.

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