Biblical Inerrancy and Related Topics


Akin, Jimmy. “Brass Tacks: History as the Ancients Wrote It” in This Rock, Vol. 15, No. 2, February 2004.

_____. “Brass Tacks: History as the Ancients Wrote It — Part II” in This Rock, Vol. 15, No. 3, March 2004.

Alexander, Archibald. Evidences of the Authenticity, Inspiration and Canonical Authority of the Holy Scriptures. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian, 1836.*

Anderson, Robert. Daniel in the Critics’ Den: A Defense of the Historicity of the Book of Daniel. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1990.*

Ankerberg, John and John Weldon. The Defenders Series: Knowing the Truth about the Reliability of the Bible. Eugene: Harvest, 1997.*

Archer, Gleason L. Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1982.*

Arendzen, J. P. The Gospels — Fact, Myth, or Legend? London: Sands, 1924.

Arndt, William. Bible Difficulties and Seeming Contradictions. St. Louis: Concordia, 1987.*

Ashcraft, Morris, et al. The Proceedings of the Conference on Biblical Inerrancy, 1987. Nashville: Broadman, 1987.*

Bahnsen, Greg L. “The Inerrancy of the Autographa” in Inerrancy, ed. N. Geisler (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1979).*

Bandas, Rudolph G. Biblical Questions, Volume I: The Old Testament. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1935.

_____. Biblical Questions, Volume II: The New Testament. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1936.

Barnett, Paul. Is the New Testament Reliable? Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2003.*

Batiffol, Pierre. The Credibility of the Gospel: “Orpheus” et L’ Evangile. NY: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912.

Blomberg, Craig L. The Historical Reliability of the Gospels. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity, 1987.*

_____. The Historical Reliability of John’s Gospel: Issues and Commentary. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity, 2000.*

Boice, James Montgomery. ICBI Foundation Series 1: Does Inerrancy Matter? Oakland: International Council on Biblical Inerrancy, 1979.*

_____. Standing on the Rock: Upholding Biblical Authority in a Secular Age. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998.*

_____., ed. The Foundation of Biblical Authority. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1979.*

Bouw, Gerardus D. The Book of Bible Problems. Cleveland: Association for Biblical Astronomy, 1997.*

Brookes, James H. The Beresford Books — God Spake All These Words: A Statement and Defense of the Supernatural Origin and Inerrant Inspiration of God’s Holy Word. Glasgow: Pickering & Inglis, n.d.*

Bruce, F. F. The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1959 5th ed. reprint.*

Bush, L. Russ and Tom J. Nettles. Baptists and the Bible: The Baptist Doctrines of Biblical Inerrancy and Religious Authority in Historical Perspective. Chicago: Moody, 1980.*

Carson, D. A. and John D. Woodbridge, eds. Scripture and Truth. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1998*.

Case, Thomas W. “The Magnificat According to Raymond E. Brown” in The Catholic Faith, September/October 1998.

Catholics United for the Faith. Faith Facts: Scripture — A Catholic Undertsanding of Biblical Inerrancy, n.d.

Chant, Ken. Authenticity & Authority of the Bible. Ramona: Vision, 1992.*

Clark, Gordon H. God’s Hammer: The Bible and its Critics. Hobbs: The Trinity Foundation, 1995.*

_____., et al. Can I Trust My Bible? Important Questions Often Asked About the Bible, with Some Answers by Eight Evangelical Scholars. Chicago: Moody, 1966.*

Conn, Harvie M., ed. Inerrancy and Hermeneutic: A Tradition, A Challenge, A Debate. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1988.*

Couch, Mal, gen. ed. AMG’s Basic Theology Series — Inspiration and Inerrancy: God Has Spoken. Chattanooga: AMG, 2003.*

Dobrowski, Peter P. “Is There Error in the Bible?” in The Priest, August 1997.

Ewen, Pamela Binnings. Faith on Trial: An Attorney Analyzes the Evangelists for the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 1999.*

Geisler, Norman L., ed. Biblical Errancy: An Analysis of its Philosophical Roots. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981.*

_____., ed.  Inerrancy. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1980.*

Geisler, Norman L. and Thomas Howe. When Critics Ask: A Popular Handbook of Bible Difficulties. US: Victor, 1992.*

Geisler, Norman L. and J. I. Packer. ICBI Foundation Series 6: Explaining Hermeneutics, A Commentary. Oakland: ICBI, 1983.*

Gerstner, John H. A Biblical Inerrancy Primer. Winona: Alpha, 1980.*

Giesler, Michael E. “Brown’s Birth of the Messiah… Revisited” in Homiletic & Pastoral Review, February 2001.

_____. Booklet # 178: The Gospel Truth. NY: Scepter, 1988.

Greenleaf, Simon, et al. The Testimony of the Evangelists: The Gospels Examined by the Rules of Evidence Administered in Courts of Justice / A Review of the Trial of Jesus / The Various Versions of the Bible. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1995.*

Hagerty, Cornelius. The Authenticity of Sacred Scripture. Houston: Lumen Christi, 1969.

Haley, John W. Alleged Discrepancies of the Bible. Springdale: Whitaker, 1992.*

Hannah, John D., ed. Inerrancy and the Church. Chicago: Moody, 1984.*

Harrison, Brian W. “Bomb-Shelter Theology” in This Rock, Vol. 5, No. 12, December 1994.

_____. “Catholic Biblical Studies: The Golden Legend” (originally entitled “On Rewriting the Bible: Catholic Biblical Studies in the ’60s”) in Culture Wars, January 1999.

_____. “Contradictions in Scripture?” in Living Tradition, No. 64, May 1996.

_____. “The Encyclical Spiritus Paraclitus in its Historical Context” in Faith & Reason, Spring 1997.

_____. “The Morning of Jesus’ Resurrection in the Light of Biblical Inerrancy” in Living Tradition, No. 107, September 2003.

_____. “Pope Paul VI and the Truth of Sacred Scripture” in Living Tradition, No. 68, January 1997.

_____. The Teaching of Pope Paul VI on Sacred Scripture.  Rome: Pontificium Athenaeum Sanctae Crucis, 1997.

Hayward, Alan. God’s Truth! A Scientist Shows Why it Makes Sense to Believe the Bible. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983.*

Hervey. A.C. The Authenticity of the Gospel of St. Luke: Its Bearing Upon the Evidences of the Truth of Christianity, Five Lectures, Second Edition. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1892.*

International Council on Biblical Inerrancy. The Authority of Scripture: A Seminar for Christians on God’s Word. A Study Guide to Accompany the Video and Audio Series. Oakland: ICBI, 1982.*

Kaiser Jr., Walter C. The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable & Relevant? Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2001.*

_____., et al. Hard Sayings of the Bible. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1996.*

Kantzer, Kenneth S., ed. Applying the Scriptures: Papers from ICBI Summit III. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1987.*

Keane, Eamonn. “The Bible and the Church” in Catholic Dossier, January-February 2000.

Keller, Werner. The Bible as History, 2nd Revised Edition. NY: Bantam, 1980.

_____. The Bible as History in Pictures. NY: William Morrow, 1964.

Kelly, George A. “A Wayward Turn in Biblical Theory” in Catholic Dossier, January-February 2000.

_____. The Church’s Problem With Bible Scholars. Chicago: Franciscan Herald, 1985.

_____. The New Biblical Theorists: Raymond E. Brown and Beyond. Ann Arbor: Servant, 1983.

Kennedy, Gerald T. “The Holy Office Monitum on the Teaching of Scripture” in American Ecclesiastical Review, September 1961.

King, Henry V. “Traditional Catholic Scholars Long Opposed Fr. Brown’s Theories” in The Wanderer, September 10, 1998.

Kitchen, K.A. On the Reliability of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.*

Laney, J. Carl. Answers to Tough Questions from Every Book of the Bible: A Survey of Problem Passages and Issues. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1997.*

Lattey, C. “The Truth of Scripture” in This Rock, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1994.

Lattey, C., et al. The Bible: Its History, Authenticity and Authority. Treated in a Series of Lectures by Catholic Scholars. London: Sands, 1926.

Lewis, Gordon R. and Bruce Demarest, eds. Challenges to Inerrancy: A Theological Response. Chicago: Moody, 1984.*

Lightner, Robert P. A Biblical Case for Total Inerrancy: How Jesus Viewed the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998.*

Likoudis, James. “A Scripture Scholar’s Blasphemy and Other Falsehoods” in SERVIAM,  Jan/Feb 1997.

Lindsell, Harold. The Battle for the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1976.*

_____. The Bible in the Balance. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1979.*

Lutzer, Erwin W. Seven Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible. Chicago: Moody, 1998.*

McCarthy, John F. “New Light on the Geneologies of Jesus” in Living Tradition, No. 11, May 1987.

_____. “On the Historicity of the Events of Easter Morning” in Living Tradition, No. 107, September 2003.

McGovern, Thomas. “The Gospels as History” in Homiletic & Pastoral Review, November 1992.

_____. “The Resurrection: Objective Fact or Pious Delusion?” in Homiletic & Pastoral Review, June 1990.

Miguens, Manuel. “The Infancy Narratives and Critical Biblical Method” in Communio 7, No. 1, 1980.

Moffitt, Jerry, ed. Biblical Inerrancy, “The Scripture Cannot Be Broken”: The First Annual Gulf Coast Lectures. Portland: Portland Church of Christ, 1993.*

Möller, Lennart. The Exodus Case: New Discoveries Confirm the Historical Exodus. Copenhagen: Scandinavia, 2002.*

Montgomery, John Warwick, ed. God’s Inerrant Word: An International Symposium on the Trustworthiness of Scripture. Minneapolis: Bethany, 1974.*

Most, William G. “Crisis in Scripture Studies” lecture, n.d.

_____. Free From All Error: Authorship, Inerrancy, Historicity of Scripture, Church Teaching, and Modern Scripture Scholars. Libertyville: Prow/Franciscan Marytown, 1985 (the link is not the 1990 revision).

_____. “Scripture Full of Errors?” lecture, n.d.

Muncaster, Ralph O. Examine the Evidence Series: Are There Contradictions in the Bible? Eugene: Harvest, 2002.*

_____. Examine the Evidence Series: Can Archaeology Prove the New Testament? Eugene: Harvest, 2000.*

_____. Examine the Evidence Series: Can Archaeology Prove the Old Testament? Eugene: Harvest, 2000.*

_____. Examine the Evidence Series: Can You Trust the Bible? Eugene: Harvest, 2000.*

_____. Examine the Evidence Series: Does the Bible Predict the Future? Eugene: Harvest, 2000.*

_____. Examine the Evidence Series: Is the Bible Really a Message from God? Eugene: Harvest, 2000.*

Nast, William. The Gospel Records: Their Genuineness, Authenticity, Historic Verity, and Inspiration, with Some Preliminary Remarks on the Gospel History. Cincinnati: Cranston and Stowe, 1866.*

Nicole, Roger R. and J. Ramsey Michaels, eds. Inerrancy and Common Sense. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980.*

O’Brien, David E. Today’s Handbook for Solving Bible Difficulties. Minneapolis: Bethany, 1990.*

Packer, J. I. ICBI Foundation Series 3: Freedom and Authority. Oakland: International Council on Biblical Inerrancy, 1981.*

Perry, I. Mac. The Bible: Why Trust It? Plainfield: Haven, 1980.*

Phillips, J. B. Ring of Truth: A Translator’s Testimony. Wheaton: Harold Shaw, 1967.*

Pieters, Albertus. Can We Trust Bible History? Grand Rapids: Society for Reformed Publications, 1954.*

Pinnock, Clark H. International Library of Theology and Philosophy, Biblical and Theological Studies: A Defense of Biblical Infallibility. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1967.*

Radmacher, Earl D., ed. Can We Trust the Bible? Wheaton: Tyndale, 1979.*

Radmacher, Earl D. and Robert D. Preus, eds. Hermeneutics, Inerrancy, and the Bible: Papers from ICBI Summit II. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1984.*

Ramsay, W. M. The Bearing of Recent Discovery on the Trustworthiness of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1953.*

Rawlinson, George. The Historical Evidences of the Truth of the Scripture Records Stated Anew, with Special Reference to the Doubts and Discoveries of Modern Times. In Eight Lectures Delivered in the Oxford University Pulpit, in the Year 1859, on the Bampton Foundation. NY: John W. Lovell, 1860.*

Richards, Larry. Bible Difficulties Solved: Answers to More than 500 Baffling Questions from Genesis to Revelation. Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell, 1993.*

Robinson, John A. T. Can We Trust the New Testament? Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1977.*

Ryrie, Charles C. Current Christian Issues: What You Should Know About Inerrancy. Chicago: Moody, 1981.*

_____. We Believe in Biblical Inerrancy. Kansas City: Walterick, 1972.*

Schonfield, Hugh J. The Bible Was Right: An Astonishing Examination of the New Testament. NY: The New American Library, 1959.*

Schulze, E. P., et al. The Word… Inspired… Infallible… Inerrant. Nashville: Gideons, 1988.*

Sheler, Jeffrey L. Is the Bible True? How Modern Debates and Discoveries Affirm the Essence of the Scriptures. NY: HarperColins, 2000.*

Sproul, R. C. ICBI Foundation Series 2: Explaining Inerrancy, A Commentary. Oakland: International Council on Biblical Inerrancy, 1980.*

Steinmueller, John E. Some Problems of the Old Testament. NY: Bruce, 1936.

Thein, John. The Bible and Rationalism or Answer to Difficulties… , Vols. I-IV. St. Louis: Herder, 1901.

Thiele, Edwin R. The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings: New Revised Edition. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1983.*

Torrey, R. A. Difficulties in the Bible. Springdale: Whitaker, 1996.*

Tuck, Robert. ‘Tools for Teachers’ Series: A Handbook of Biblical Difficulties or Reasonable Solutions of Perplexing Things in Sacred Scripture. NY: Fleming H. Revell, MCMXIV.*

Walworth, C., ed. The Gentle Skeptic; or, Essays and Conversations of a Country Justice on the Authenticity and Truthfulness of the Old Testament Records. NY: D. Appleton, 1863.*

Ward, Maisie. Canterbury Books: The Authenticity of the Gospels. NY: Sheed & Ward, 1956.

Watt, David. “Was Our Lord a Fundamentalist?” in New Oxford Review, April 1999.

Wells, Paul Ronald. James Barr and the Bible: Critique of a New Liberalism. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1980.*

Wenham, John. Christ and the Bible. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994.*

Whitehead, Kenneth D. “Biblical Scholarship & the Faith of the Church” in Crisis, April 2000.

Wilkinson, Bruce H. ICBI Foundation Series 5: Dynamic Bible Teaching. Walnut Creek: ICBI, 1982.*

Wilson, Robert Dick. A Scientific Investigation of the Old Testament. NY: Harper, 1929.*

_____. Studies in the Book of Daniel: A Classic Defense of the Historicity and Integrity of Daniel’s Prophecies, Vols. I and II. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2002.*

Witty, Robert G. The Bible: Fact or Fiction? Fort Washington: CLC, 2001.*

Woodbridge, John D. Biblical Authority: A Critique of the Rogers/McKim Proposal. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1982.*

Woolley, Paul, ed. The Infallible Word: A Symposium by the Members of the Faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary. Philadelphia: Presbyterian & Reformed, 1967.*

Wrenn, Michael J. “Contemporary Catholic Biblical Scholarship: Certitudes or Hypotheses? A Commentary” from Catholic Resource Network, January 8, 1988.

Young, John. “Destroying the Bible” in The Wanderer, April 20, 1995.

_____. “The Unspoken Promise” in Religious Life, April 1995.

Youngblood, Ronald, ed. Evangelicals and Inerrancy. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1984.*

Zia, Mark Joseph. “The Inerrancy of Scripture and the Second Vatican Council” in Faith & Reason, Summer 2006.