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Calvinism & Arminianism: Controversial Passages – Xenos

, posted by drwayman

Here is an annotated review of some passages that figure in the Arminian/Calvinist debate from Xenos Christian Fellowship: The following passages are interpreted differently by Calvinists and Arminians. John 6:37 “All that the Father gives…

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Can God Be Free

Book Review: Rowe — Can God be Free?

, posted by Godismyjudge

William Rowe’s book asks the question: Can God be Free? First, he gives an interesting historical introduction to the subject, covering the views of Gottfried Leibniz, Samuel Clarke, Thomas Aquinas and Jonathan Edwards; meanwhile he…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Dr. Roger Olson offers: “Why Hyper-Calvinism in Consistent Calvinism,” and “The Dialectic of ‘Nature and Grace’ in Christian Theology.” Traditional Southern Baptists at SBC Today highlight: Leighton Flowers’ “Corporate Election = Impersonal Election?” and Dr….

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5 Points

Is There More to Arminianism Than Its Five Points?

, posted by WilliamBirch

John Bugay of Triablogue posted a comment from Stephen Wolfe’s Facebook page that suggests Roman Catholicism should be the Calvinist’s greatest focus and opponent, not Arminianism; that the latter should be reduced merely to its…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Frank Viola offers some interesting insights into the character of John Calvin: “Shocking Beliefs of John Calvin.” Robin Phillips tells us: “Why I Stopped Being a Calvinist (Part 1): Calvinism Presents a Dehistoricized Bible.” Dr….

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Was Arminius an Open Theist?

, posted by WilliamBirch

There exists a false charge that Arminius’ theology, when consistently maintained, renders one an Open Theist. This charge is merely a rhetorical one, synonymous with the insistence that the only consistent Calvinism is hyper-Calvinism, or…

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Molinism

Molinists and Ockhamists on the Loose

, posted by Godismyjudge

[Editor’s note: This post comes from a Molinist perspective. SEA does not specifically advocate Molinism, but allows members to hold to either divine simple foreknowledge or Molinism.] This post is a response to Mark Linville’s…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Andrew Hnatiuk, of Beyond Calvinism, is “Answering Calvinist Proof-Texts, Part 1 — John 6.” Arminian Perspectives offers: “No Real Choice in Calvinism.” Seedbed highlights: “The Key to Making Lament a Part of Healthy Spirituality,” Matt…

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Roger Olson

Roger Olson, “Calvinism and Evangelism”

, posted by SEA

One of the misconceptions about Calvinism (here meaning belief in T.U.L.I.P. and the eternal decree deciding who will and who will not be saved) is that Calvinists cannot or will not do evangelism. Or, to…

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Death and Resurrection of the Human Will

, posted by drwayman

Properly speaking, or perhaps we should rather say, in this case, psychologically speaking, man’s will can never die. A will is essential to man’s nature, as it is to the nature of every moral being….

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, responds to Calvinist Charles Spurgeon: “What’s Good about That News, Charles?“ Dr. Larry Hurtado highlights: “Textual Transmission of NT Writings in the Second Century,” and “An Extensive Review of N.T….

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