Question of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2013

What is Prima Scriptura?

Q. What does the term prima scriptura mean? Is this part of modern biblical studies?

A. Here’s a reply from TCA columnist Father Ray Ryland, Ph.D., J.D:

Prima scriptura is the doctrine that sacred Scripture is first, or pre-eminent, or the primary source, of divine revelation. It has always been the Church’s teaching. But this doctrine must not be confused with sola scriptura — the notion that Scripture is the only source of revelation.

Read the rest of the answer at Our Sunday Visitor: http://www.osv.com/TCANav/TCAQuestionoftheDay/March25292013/tabid/8701/Default.aspx

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