Strong Patristic Agreement With the Standard Arminian Approach to Rom. 7:14-25

Read the article at The Arminian magazine on-line: The Patristic Interpretation Of Rom. 7:14-25 Part 1, The Early Christian Witness to the Arminian Interpretation Note:  While this represents the typical Arminian interpretation of Rom. 7 going back to Arminius, not all Arminians subscribe to this basic interpretation.  Robert Picirilli, for example, is one Arminian exception and takes … Continue reading Strong Patristic Agreement With the Standard Arminian Approach to Rom. 7:14-25

John Calvin Goes to Berkeley (Book Review)

James G. McCarthy’s John Calvin Goes to Berkeley is an enjoyable book that deals with an important contemporary issue: the growth of Calvinism, especially among young people.  The setting is the famed University of California where some Calvinist members of a campus ministry are starting to make their presence known by putting pressure on the … Continue reading John Calvin Goes to Berkeley (Book Review)

Exposing Calvinist “Forgery” in the Paper Trail of Prophesied Prayers (Comments)

A member of the Society of Evangelical Arminians SEA with the screen name of "Arminian" (Blogger and in the past sometimes WordPress) and "arminian1" (now WordPress) has been debating with Calvinist scholar James Anderson, who teaches at Reformed Theological Seminary, over whether petitionary prayer can rightly be called a cause of God's answers to prayer … Continue reading Exposing Calvinist “Forgery” in the Paper Trail of Prophesied Prayers (Comments)

Enjoying Some Classic Calvinist Compliments on Arminian Teaching

"Fun" Calvinist Quotes on Arminian Theology This post is almost as funny as it is sad.  Thanks for keeping us sane, Kevin.  And if you haven't had your fill of Calvinist vitriolic rhetoric, you might want to read Roy's post as well, Pulling Some Comments Out of the Bag I am sure I could double Roy's list … Continue reading Enjoying Some Classic Calvinist Compliments on Arminian Teaching

Does Arminianism Make God the Author of Sin?

For some excellent observations concerning the differences between the Calvinist and Arminain view, see Billy Birch's recent post, Libertarian Freedom in a Post-Fall State (Part 2). I plan to post more on this subject in the near future as it is becoming increasingly popular for Calvinists to argue that the Arminian position falls to its own objection … Continue reading Does Arminianism Make God the Author of Sin?