Sproul, R. C.

A Letter to Dr. R. C. Sproul Sr. by John Wagner

, posted by BrianRoden

SEA member John Wagner recently sent a letter to Dr. R. C. Sproul Sr. in response to issues with Sproul’s well-known book Chosen By God. Here is the letter: JohnWagner_LetterTo_RCSproul        

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The Calvinist Definition of Sovereignty Is Idiosyncratic

, posted by SEA

In the comment section of his post, “A Conversation between a Calvinist and an Arminian about God’s Sovereignty”, Roger Olson made this incisive comment (which, for reproduction here, has been very slightly edited for typos): There…

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Calvinist Quotes on God Determining All Evil

, posted by SEA

Click on the link: Calvinist Quotes on God Determining All Evil Note: The author speaks very strongly against Calvinism in some of his commentary on the quotes. Please remember that the views expressed in individual posts are…

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R. C. Sproul, Arminianism, and Semi-Pelagianism

, posted by drwayman

written by Roger E. Olson, PhD Many years ago, as I was emerging out of my fundamentalist-Pentecostal cocoon into the larger world of evangelicalism (during seminary studies at an evangelical Baptist seminary) I was helped…

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Q&A with Dr. Olson on Calvinism & Arminianism

, posted by russellkorets

City On A Hill Church in Seattle WA invited Dr. Roger Olson to be part of a “Forum on Calvinism and Arminianism,” during which over 30 of the most common questions related to Calvinism and…

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Sin & God’s Sovereignty

, posted by SEA

Here are some edited comments, short but sweet, from a member of our private discussion group:

The following quote is by RC Sproul, SR.

“Every sin is an act of cosmic treason, a futile attempt to dethrone God in His sovereign authority.”

No matter how long I’ve been involved in the A vs. C debate, I absolutely cannot reconcile in my mind how God ISN’T the author of sin if Calvinism is true given Calvinism’s doctrine of exhaustive divine determinism.

In turn, this quote by Sproul would be false if Calvinism is true, since our sins would reinforce God’s sovereignty.

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