Tag Archives: john coffey

Speak ye not of Calvin

I’ve read through the Institutes 3 times.  It’s good, I guess.  I just don’t really resonate towards Calvin.  And until 1800, that was more or less the impression in the Reformed world.  So why are people so concerned to tag … Continue reading

Posted in Puritanism, Scottish Reformation | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

FV statement, part two

I’m trying to explain some of the differences and why the Federal Vision’s redefinitions undercut the Reformed faith.  Or rather, let the reader draw such conclusions.  I doubt I can do all of that in one blog post. http://www.federal-vision.com/resources/joint_FV_Statement.pdf Baptism … Continue reading

Posted in American Theology | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

An Arminian Theodicy

Arminianism:  divine election is based on foreknowledge of human choices. (this does touch on the Middle Knowledge debate, which will be discussed below).  Rutherford responds that this denies God as the author of second causes.  Arminians deny that grace determines … Continue reading

Posted in Scholasticism | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment