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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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Against Determinism

Dan Chapa, “Calvinism & Determinism”

, posted by Godismyjudge

It seems Calvinism is simply determinism in the context of soteriology. Determinism is the cause and TULIP is the result. Let’s walk through TULIP to see if we can spot determinism. Total Depravity – Hum……

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Reconsidering Arminius

Arminius Reconsidered: Contemporary Theological Discourse

, posted by WilliamBirch

From the concluding chapter of the recent book, Reconsidering Arminius: Beyond the Reformed and Wesleyan Divide, Dr. Keith D. Stanglin offers his own thoughts on Arminius’ theology in conversation with contemporary theological discourse. This task…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Adam, from Beyond Calvinism, posts: “Adam Hamilton: Why? Making Sense of God’s Will.” Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination Station, outlines “Romans 9:30-10:3.” Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, presents: “The Mysterious Tensions in Theology.” Asbury’s Seedbed…

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Roy Ingle, “The Life of James Arminius”

, posted by SEA

Who was James (or Jacobus) Arminius? His actual name was Jacob Harmenszoon when he was born in Oudewater, Holland in 1559. His father died before his birth and thus Jacob was raised by a widowed…

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Gomarus Learns from Arminius in Debate

, posted by WilliamBirch

By far Arminius’ fiercest opponent was Francis Gomarus (1563-1641), a supralapsarian Calvinist whose intent at Leiden was to undermine and challenge Arminius’ broadly Reformed scholastic orthodoxy. Arminius was drawn into debate with Gomarus by obligation,…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Dr. Vic Reasoner asks, “Do (Wesleyan) Arminians Believe in Inerrancy?“ Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination Station, expounds upon “Romans 9:1-5.” Nicholas Rudolph Quient, of Split Frame of Reference, posts: “Prodigals and Parables: A (Short) Analysis…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Andrew, of Beyond Calvinism, offers: “Another Testimony from a Former Calvinist: Ben Irwin: ‘The Day the TULIP Died.’“ Ben Witherington, of Bible and Culture, will be reviewing the book, Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace, by…

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The Wedding of Arminianism and Anglicanism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Anglicanism’s theological roots (those of the established Church of England) were grounded in Roman Catholic ideology in its initial stage. Roman Catholic site New Advent states: “Before the breach with Rome under Henry VIII there…

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Mike Barlotta – Neutral Zone Infraction

, posted by g1antfan

The neutral zone is an area that is no larger than the width of a football. It is the zone that separates the offense and defense before the play starts. When a defensive player enters…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Argo, of Unreforming Theology, posts: “The Moral and Intellectual Drought of ‘God Controls all Things’” (Part One, Part Two). Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination Station, is blogging through Romans 9: “Romans 9-11: Key Terms and…

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