QUESTION 1

THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF SACRED DOCTRINE (in Ten Articles)

To place our purpose within proper limits, we first endeavor to investigate the nature and extent of this sacred doctrine. Concerning this there are ten points of inquiry:

Question. 1 – The Nature and Extent of Sacred Doctrine (Ten Articles)
Article. 1 – Whether, besides philosophy, any further doctrine is required?
Article. 2 – Whether sacred doctrine is a science?
Article. 3 – Whether sacred doctrine is one science?
Article. 4 – Whether sacred doctrine is a practical science?
Article. 5 – Whether sacred doctrine is nobler than other sciences?
Article. 6 – Whether this doctrine is the same as wisdom?
Article. 7 – Whether God is the object of this science?
Article. 8 – Whether sacred doctrine is a matter of argument?
Article. 9 – Whether Holy Scripture should use metaphors?
Article. 10 – Whether in Holy Scripture a word may have several senses?