I’d like to introduce you to a couple of long-lost, but newly-available works on John Calvin, available exclusively from American Vision. Several years ago, I crossed this little book from 1865, The College Days of Calvin. I was intrigued, and when I read it, I had a whole new appreciation for the integrity and bravery […]
An interesting debate opened up recently after a post by Dr. Mark Jones entitled, “Reformed Theologians Using Pagan Sources,” over at The Calvinist International. Dr. Jones seems to want to correct the mistake against Reformed “Catholicity” that decries the alleged rampant Aristotelianism that shackled the purer theology of Calvin and many of his contemporaries. This […]
An unfortunate example of the fallacy of Epithet comes in the writings of John Calvin himself. That such a gifted theologian as Calvin commits this error testifies again to the insidious nature of fallacies – even the best can and do fall prey.
I have been too busy and a bit distracted to keep up with continuing discussion over R2K and “transformationalism.” I just checked in on the latest from Carl Trueman and R. Scott Clark yesterday and, after digesting their logic, let’s just say that it did not “refresh my bowels” (Philem. 1:20 KJV). I will address […]
I hesitate to even write this brief article, but as the only responder to my lengthy piece "Replacing ‘Replacement Theology’" so far, this guy deserves mention-if for nothing else than that he is prompt in responding. I am very interested in furthering this discussion, which is why I wrote to begin with, and a guy with a blog subtly titled "Anti-Preterist’s Blog" is all I can get, I’ll have to at least look at it for now.