• Immanence [of God]

    From the Latin for “to stay within”. God is intimately close to all creation. God is find-able within the created universe (i.e. God is immanent). cf. with Transcendent
  • Inerrancy

    The Church teaching that the Bible teaches truth without error about God and salvation. The Bible does this when it is interpreted by the Church in the light of Tradition and earlier study of the Bible.
  • Interpretation (of the Bible)

    The endeavour using historical, literary and theological tools to find the meaning of the Bible and its books intended by its divine and human authors. Authentic interpretation can only take place within the framework of the Church's faith which is articulated after deep prayer and serious thought.