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Sola Scriptura

(Lat. “Scripture alone”). Term referring to the formal* principle of the Luth. Church. FC SD Rule and Norm 3: “We pledge ourselves to the prophetic and apostolic writings of the Old and New Testaments as the pure and clear fountain of Israel, which is the only true norm according to which all teachers and. teachings are to be judged and evaluated.” See also Grace, Means of; Holy Scripture; Inspiration, Doctrine of; Norma normans.

J. T. Mueller, “The Sola Scriptura and Its Modern Antithesis,” CTM, XVI (1945), 5–24.


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