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'''''Sola scriptura''''' ([[Latin]]: "by Scripture alone") is the doctrine that all teachings necessary for [[salvation]] and concerning [[faith]] and life are taught in the [[Bible]] clearly enough for the ordinary believer to find them there and understand.  It was a pillar of the [[Protestant Reformation]], which rejected [[Roman Catholicism]]'s claim that Tradition had as much authority over the Church as the [[Bible]].   
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'''''Sola scriptura''''' ([[Latin]]: "by Scripture alone") is the doctrine that all teachings necessary for [[salvation]] and concerning [[faith]] and life are taught in the [[Bible]] clearly enough for the ordinary believer to find them there and understand.  It was a pillar of the [[Protestant Reformation]], which rejected [[Roman Catholicism]]'s claim that ''Tradition'' has as much authority within the Church as the [[Bible]].   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Scripture interprets Scripture]]
 
*[[Scripture interprets Scripture]]

Revision as of 01:31, 29 December 2008

Sola scriptura (Latin: "by Scripture alone") is the doctrine that all teachings necessary for salvation and concerning faith and life are taught in the Bible clearly enough for the ordinary believer to find them there and understand. It was a pillar of the Protestant Reformation, which rejected Roman Catholicism's claim that Tradition has as much authority within the Church as the Bible.

See also

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