Released in the UK November 2020
Released in the US November 2020
Large trade paperback | 320 Pages
9781527106079 • £14.99 $19.99
BISAC – REL067000
There is no book better than the Bible. It is God’s own word. He breathed it into existence. He does wonderful things in and by it. But there is hardly a book more assailed, mocked, and assaulted than the Bible. New Testament Professor Guy Prentiss Waters delves into the doctrine of Scripture. Addressing the revelation, inspiration, inerrancy, sufficiency and perspicuity of the Bible, he also engages with what some other prominent theologians had to say on the subject.
Guy Prentiss Waters
Dr. Guy Prentiss Waters is the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi. He is a Teaching Elder in the Presbytery of the Mississippi Valley (Presbyterian Church in America).
It is a first–class treatment of the doctrine, rich in the categories of systematic and historical theology. … it is written with the admirable clarity and deceptive simplicity for which Waters is becoming known. And finally, it ends with courteous but firm engagement with Karl Barth and Peter Enns.
D. A. Carson
Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
… faithfully explains not only what the Bible is, but why God has given it to us—what He has designed for His Word to do in and through us. Along the way, Waters also teaches us both how to read the Bible and how to apply it to our daily lives.
L. Michael Morales
Professor of Biblical Studies, Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Greenville, South Carolina
… meets challenges head–on, showing how the Reformed doctrine of Scripture, which takes seriously Scripture itself, best answers challenges old and new. Waters helps us see how the Bible is—wonderfully—a book unlike any other.
Brandon D. Crowe
Associate Professor of New Testament, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Given the fact that apart from God’s self–disclosure in Scripture, the church has no objective warrant for making theological claims, it is always welcome and necessary to have books that expound and defend Scripture as God’s Word written. In this very helpful and readable work, Guy Waters gives us a faithful exposition of what Scripture is by discussing the classic attributes of Scripture in light of the Reformation and contemporary discussions. For Christians today who want to articulate and defend what Scripture is as God’s authoritative and trustworthy Word, especially in light of current challenges, this book is a must–read!
Stephen J. Wellum
Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky