AUTHENTIC (αὐθεντικός, trustworthy, reliable,—distinguished, in the Logic of
Evidence, from genuine. "A genuine book is that which was written by the person
whose name it bears as the author of it. An authentic book is that which relates
matters of fact as they really happened " (Bp. Watson, Apology for the Bible,p.
See Sir G C. Lewis On Authority in Methods of Opinion.