inerrancy

noun
in·er·ran·cy | \(ˌ)i-ˈner-ən(t)-sē \

Definition of inerrancy 

: exemption from error : infallibility the question of biblical inerrancy

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Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018 Land and others note that the effort was focused on protecting inerrancy, which argues that the Bible was without error when it was created. Author: Michelle Boorstein, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Anchorage Daily News, "How women led to the dramatic rise and fall of Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson," 11 June 2018

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circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

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