In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, for our 200th episode, I’m joined by Catholic Answers Senior Apologist Jimmy Akin to share some of the reasons why the Protestant doctrine of Sola Scriptura is problematic – and what a reasonable alternative, in the Catholic Church, may be!
For me, as an Evangelical struggling with divisions over the interpretation of Scripture within my own faith communities, the very bedrock of my faith – the Bible as the sole, infallible rule of faith – became a real point of concern. Could this really be what Christ envisioned for his Church? Jimmy shares some of his concerns, answers some of mine, and explains why even the most innovative and modern formulations of Sola Scriptura, from the top Evangelical apologists, fail some pretty basic tests.
For more about Jimmy visit his website. Also see Catholic Answers. And, check Jimmy Akin’s book The Bible is a Catholic Book.
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