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The perspicuity of Scripture, and how some put a grille on the view

Perspicuity: The quality of being perspicuous [clearly expressed and easily understood]; clearness and lucidity Origin: late 15th century (in the sense ‘transparent’): from Latin perspicuus ‘transparent, clear’ (from the verb perspicere ‘look at closely’) + -ous. The Perspicuity of Scripture is an important doctrine in Protestantism. 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith 1.7 All things in Scripture are not alike plain in themselves, nor alike clear unto all; yet those things which …

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