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Wesley Predestination

James Pedlar, “John Wesley on Predestination”

, posted by SEA

All his life, John Wesley stood within the tradition of English Arminianism, but from the early days of the Methodist revival, his position on predestination became a particularly important and divisive issue.  Of course, his…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Dan Chapa, of Traditional Baptist Chronicles, posts: “Christ vs. Trent on Sola Fide.” Traditional Baptists at SBC Today post Michael A. Cox’s “Is Calvinism Spiritual Racism?“ Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, brings us: “The Mysterious…

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David L. Allen, “Calvinism: A Review”

, posted by SEA

Please click on the link to view David L. Allen, “Calvinism: A Review,” which is a 2008 white paper published by the Center for Theological Research providing an extensive review of Ray Clendenen and Brad Waggoner (eds.), Calvinism:…

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Translation

New Calvinist Bible – Matthew 11 (satire)

, posted by kingswoodhart

The following post is a satire, written from the perspective of an overzealous Calvinist. This post is part of a series on the New Calvinist Bible (NCB) – a new Bible translation designed to show…

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Matt O’Reilly, Entire Sanctification in the Early Church

, posted by drwayman

[Please note that SEA does not necessarily endorse Wesley’s doctrine of Entire Sanctification, but it is a position that SEA members can hold.] I’ve often heard that John Wesley’s emphasis on Entire Sanctification (or Christian Perfection)…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Andrew, from Beyond Calvinism, posts: “Calvinism vs. Arminianism in the Context of Historic Christianity.” Dr. Larry Hurtado writes: “‘Early High Christology': A ‘Paradigm Shift’? ‘New Perspective’?“ Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, offers: “Short Thoughts on…

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Salvation by Grace through Faith

Roy Ingle, “Saved by Grace, Kept by Grace”

, posted by SEA

The idea that Arminians don’t believe in being saved by grace is simply unfounded. Arminians strongly believe that it is through the grace of God alone that a person is justified (Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5-7)….

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Unconditional Election

Questioning Calvinism: Unconditional Election

, posted by WilliamBirch

When I was a Calvinist in the late 1990s, having been defending Calvinism as the lone orthodox theology of the Church for quite some time, I remember asking our assistant pastor at Providence Presbyterian Church…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Andrew, of Beyond Calvinism, highlights: “Bruxy Cavey (The Meeting House): Series on Calvinism & His Verse-by-Verse Exegesis of Romans 9.” Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, posts: “Why Calvinists Cannot Have Assurance.” Asbury’s Seedbed offers: “Responding…

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Prevenient Grace

Assessing John Hendryx on Prevenient Grace

, posted by WilliamBirch

Monergism.com hosts articles by various Calvinists, some of which present arguments against Arminianism based on a Calvinistic hermeneutic, and others of which are a pure misrepresentation of Arminian doctrine. Having read “A Short Response to…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Andrew, from Beyond Calvinism, presents Irv Brendlinger’s “John Wesley’s Theological Challenge to Slavery.” Adam Omelianchuk made a “Visit to Auschwitz.” Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination Station, comments on Romans 10:4-13. Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, began…

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Jacob Arminius Refutes William Perkins on Perseverance

, posted by WilliamBirch

Whether or not one adheres to the theology of Jacob Arminius in toto, Arminius’ careful attention to context regarding scriptural interpretation cannot be overemphasized. For example, debating Roman Catholic apologist Adrian Smetius on the subject of…

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