In the 1920s theological students were commonly told that 'the theory of the verbal inspiration of Scripture was as dead as Queen Anne'. As Oliver Barclay recalls: 'By the 1930s, evangelicals were effectively the only section of the British churches that held to this truth.' (1)
The Intervarsity Fellowship (now UCCF) broke with SCM on this issue in the 1920s (2), and for a time the IVF's testimony to the infallibility of Scripture was unique and alone in the universities.
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