Infallibility is the attribute of being unable to be wrong. Christian philosophers attribute it first and foremost to God. Not only is God never wrong, it is impossible for him ever to be wrong. Not only is God infallible in his beliefs, but he is infallible in his revelations too, since he cannot lie. For this reason Christians have traditionally treated the Bible as infallible. Some Christians in addition allow tradition and the Pope infallible status as regards faith and morals since they think they are also vehicles for God's revelation. Philosophical problems arise with squaring God's infallible forebelief with human freedom, and over our fallible apprehensions of God's infallible revelation.
   Further reading: Küng 1994; Stonehouse and Woolley 1967

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