Monthly Archives For February 2013

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Survey: Are You an Arminian and Don’t Even Know It?

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Over the centuries, Calvinists have so successfully vilified Arminianism that people who are Arminian are afraid to say so. This is true even though Arminianism is the default theological position of Christian Protestantism; indeed, many…

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Karl Barth the Arminian?

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Karl Barth the Arminian?

this post was written by Roger E Olson, PhD

Okay, that would be a stretch! I’m not claiming that Barth was an Arminian in any classical or historical sense of Arminianism. He was a member, minister and theologian of the Swiss Reformed Church. Much of his theology resonates well with classical Reformed theology. However, in places, he broke decisively with especially “high federal Calvinism” (especially Beza and those who followed him).

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A Good, New, Non-Arminian, Arminian Book!

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A Good, New, Non-Arminian, Arminian Book! by Roger Olson If the header confuses you, the book’s lack of admission that it is promoting Arminianism should confuse you more. (As it does me.) So what’s the…

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1 John 2:2 and “the World”

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1 John 2:2 and “the World”

This post was written by SEA member, Roy Ingle

Calvinists insist that the word “world” in 1 John 2:2 cannot possibly mean “the whole world” but instead they take “world” and teach that John means “Jews and Gentiles” or those from the world. They do this because to teach that “world” means “world” would deny limited atonement and they would be forced to embrace unlimited atonement which simply cannot happen otherwise the other four points of Calvinism would be in jeopardy. To see an example of a Calvinist holding firmly to 1 John 2:2 not being “world” but instead “all types from the world” see this post here.

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4 Ways to Fight Clean Over Doctrine by Dustin Neeley

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We at SEA truly appreciated the sentiment of this article by Dustin Neely: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2012/05/21/4-ways-to-fight-clean-over-doctrine/. We hope everyone could agree that in this debate we are all Christians and we need to treat each other as…

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11 Questions on Calvinism and the Calvinist’s Worldview

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This material has been taken from the Answers in Action website (from this page: http://www.answers.org/theology/calvinism.html). Please note that the introductory paragaraph referring to the apologetic nature of the ministry refers to the ministry of Answers in Action, not SEA.

11 Questions on Calvinism & the Calvinist’s Worldview

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