Hermeneutics

Arminius on the Word of God

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this post is provided by SEA member, Roy Ingle DISPUTATION V ON THE RULE OF RELIGION, THE WORD OF GOD, AND THE SCRIPTURES IN PARTICULAR I. As religion is the duty of man towards God,…

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Entire New Testament Expounded – free and digital

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The Beacon Bible Expositions is a 12 volume devotional resource on the New Testament designed to provide a systematic Bible study aid for individuals, teachers, and pastors. Includes complete KJV text. This resource may be…

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Misplacing Romans: John Wesley and Hermeneutics

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this post is written by Seedbed author, Howard Snyder, PhD In the thick of theological controversies and church conflicts I often think: It’s all about hermeneutics! Battles most often boil down to this question: How…

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What are you reading for?

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written by SEA member, Roy Ingle After reading a commentary on the book of Romans and especially studying Romans 9 for a series of posts I was doing on the subject of prevenient grace, I…

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Misplacing Romans: John Wesley and Hermeneutics

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Another great article from the Seedbed ministry at Asbury Seminary. This article is written by Dr Howard Snyder In the thick of theological controversies and church conflicts I often think: It’s all about hermeneutics! Battles…

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John Goodwin, “Redemption Redeemed”

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Now available here online, John Goodwin’s Redemption Redeemed may be the best defense of Arminianism ever written. Published in 1651 by the Arminian Puritan John Goodwin (1593-1665), it is written in seventeenth century English with…

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Gordon C. I. Wong, “Make Their Ears Dull: Irony in Isaiah 6:9-10”

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This article is posted with the permission of Trinity Theological Journal and the author. Please click on the attachment to view Gordon C. I. Wong, “Make Their Ears Dull: Irony in Isaiah 6:9-10” Trinity Theological Journal 16 (2008) 24-34.

Here is the author’s abstract:

In Isaiah 6:9-10, the prophet appears to be commissioned by God to make the ears of the people dull in order to prevent them from repenting. This article begins by proposing that these verses are better understood as rhetorical irony designed to persuade the people to (and not prevent them from) repentance. An alternative rhetorical interpretation and three literal interpretations are also discussed and rejected in favour of the view that assumes the use of irony.

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