Dr. Rast, you apparently, "on the basis of logical deduction", are cutting down the teachings of Theodore Engelder and Paul E. Kretzmann (PEK). I too would advise setting aside readings of Theodore Engelder and PEK, but for entirely different reasons than you suggest. I praise Engelder and PEK for wanting to defend the Doctrine of Inspiration, even if they began to allow some statements that are weak, but not because they are, as you argue, "Princetonian" or "Fundamentalist".
Dr. Rast, maybe your doctrine of Scripture is a doctrine "à la Sasse"?... you know, Hermann Sasse, the teacher who said he was "connected with Loehe and Iowa, now the American Lutheran Church [now ELCA]"?... you know, the Iowa Synod, of whom Walther said
- Do you not swallow a camel when you allow this essay of yours to stand in the same book alongside another essay – the essay of Richard John Neuhaus, a "convert" to Roman Catholicism from the LC-MS?
Dear God! I thank Thee that Thy Word, the Holy Scriptures, CANNOT be broken, even by those who feign to be its defenders! Amen!