David Allen Soundly Refutes John Piper’s View on Limited Atonement and the Genuine Offer of the Gospel
I think Mr. Fischer makes a valid point about how Piper’s claims do seem to plainly paint God in a way that seems at odds with Scripture and seems to threaten His aseity.
Here are a few other posts that make similar observations:
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The Arminian perspective provides a convincing framework for dismantling the atheist argument against God based on the “problem of evil”
However, the Calvinist framework seems to only compound the problem of evil and create unnecessary difficulty in defending Christian Theism:
Here is a video poem by John Piper called “The Calvinist.” I honestly don’t get it. Does anyone else? What does this have to do with Calvinism and why should any of what is said be thought to apply only to Calvinist Christians? It seems like bizarre propaganda of some sort, but it is hard to figure out what it might be. Color me confused.
Big Trouble in Little Geneva: Good Series Exposing the Major Theological Problems Inherent in John Piper’s Calvinist Theodicy
Be sure to check out Matt’s concise and devastating critique of Calvinist Theodicy as expressed by John Piper. Make sure you have a look at the comments after the posts as well.
Related Posts and articles:
Thomas McCall’s “We Believe in God’s Sovereign Goodness: A Rejoinder to John Piper (A truly devastating critique of numerous aspects of Piper’s Theology and his attempts to rescue his Theology from inevitable logical contradictions)