An ecumenical view on the conception of Sola Scriptura
– by Scripture alone
Sola Scriptura is a core sentence of the Reformation, going back to Martin Luther, according to which the Bible is supposed to serve as the sole basis of faith. A Protestant, a Roman Catholic and an Orthodox biblical scholar demonstrate here that this view of Scripture not only separates the ecumenical confessions from one another, but can also unite them by reflecting on the common ground provided by the biblical scriptures.
They agree that Scripture alone, properly understood, offers good news for everyone, and that only a common, expectant and critical approach to Scripture makes sustainable ecumenism possible.