Biblical Literalism and Inerrancy: Does the Difference Make a Difference?
Two different versions of a “biblical authority“ question are compared with respect to their effects on a number of theoretically relevant variables. One version of the question seems to connote a sense of biblical literalism, while the other implies an inerrant, but not necessarily literalist view of the Bible's authority. No large differences between the two versions of the question were found.
Authority--Religious aspects--Biblical teaching; Bible
Biblical Studies | Political Science | Religion
Jelen, T. G.
Biblical Literalism and Inerrancy: Does the Difference Make a Difference?.
Sociology of Religion, 49(4),