Excerpt: Concerning the hardening of Pharaoh, after a note of agreement, you just assert positions opposite to mine without substantiation. So I’ll take the opportunity to share something merely anecdotal. Before publishing the book, I submitted my chapter on the hardening of Pharaoh to a distinguished Reformed scholar who is writing a major commentary on … Continue reading Brian Abasciano Responds to Thomas Schreiner’s Recent Review of His Book on Romans 9:10-18
A puppet representing Calvinist thought seems about right to me... Better than TULIP?
The following is a series of important excerpts from some of the best scholarly works espousing the corporate view of election. Taken together, these quoted sections give a very detailed description of the fundamental elements of the corporate election view, answering many common questions related to the view as well as addressing and correcting common … Continue reading Corporate Election Quotes
The mainstream Calvinist view of the atonement and the gospel offer amounts to the equivalent of God waving bad checks payable from an empty account to entice so many wretched and beggarly souls, then charging them all the more for their disinterest in the worthless scrap.
Some like to play with flowers, while others prefer to just get the FACTS on salvation: An Outline of the FACTS of Arminianism vs. The TULIP of Calvinism
SEA has been diligently providing its readers with excellent Arminian resources. Recently Dr. Brian Abasciano's newest theological article on corporate election was made available. Here is the write-up from SEA [Introducing Dr. Brian Abasciano's "Clearing Up Misconceptions About Corporate Election"]: SEA is excited to announce the addition to our site of Dr. Brian Abasciano’s recently published article … Continue reading Some New Must Read Articles at SEA (Abasciano and McCall)
I wrote a lengthy response to C. Michael Patton's post on Rom. 9 entitled "Why Does He Still Find Fault": Predestination, Election, and the Argument of Romans 9. Apparently, it was a little too lengthy for Patton's taste since he deleted all but the first in a series of posts and then made a general … Continue reading An Apparently Not So Brief Response to C. Michael Patton on Rom. 9
Below are two posts that provide strong Biblical evidence that suggests the Biblical concept of Christian “Calling” has primary reference to “Naming” rather than a summons or invitation: Brian Abasciano on Calling Klein, William W. "PAUL'S USE OF KALEIN: A PROPOSAL"