The Friday Files

, posted by AndrewH


The Friday Files compiles links to posts from Arminian and other non-Calvinistic bloggers from around the globe, and highlights older posts from the SEA archives. All links are offered because they are thought to be of potential interest to those who follow the Arminian/Calvinist discussion. Inclusion of a link here does not necessarily mean the linked material is Arminian or carries SEA’s approval.


Remonstrance Podcast release Episode #9: Ten Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Arminianism


Beyond Calvinism comments on “evangelical Calvinism” and provides quotes from TF Torrance’s article, “Predestination in Christ”; and posts links to a number of testimonies from former Calvinists, including Dr Greg Boyd’s in his sermon on Romans 9.


The Irish Protestant shares Why he dislikes the term Biblicist


Seedbed posts a video interview with Mark Benjamin and Dr Jo Anne Lyon, “Fresh Challenges Facing the Global Church”; and shares:

Patricia S Taylor, “Why Do We Tell God What We Need If He Already Knows?”; and 

Aaron Perry, “4 Tips for Engaging While in a Babylonian Exile


The Society of Evangelical Arminians provide:

I Find Your Definition of Faith Disturbing;

Jerry Walls: Calvinism & The God Of Love;

Remonstrance Podcast Minisode 1: What Exactly Is Wesleyan-Arminianism?; and

Ben Witherington and Roger Olson, “Roger Olson’s Arminian Theology – Part 8”


And, from the SEA archives, highlight:

“Thoughts on Original Sin” by Robert Hamilton;

The Influence of Arminianism in England;

Jacob Arminius: Disputant to Open Theism; and

Friday Files: Who is Episcopius


The Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry (Traditionalist Southern Baptist) release the newest volume of The Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry, including reviews–from a Traditional Southern Baptist perspective–of a number of significant works:

Adam Harwood reviews Adam, The Fall, and Original Sin: Theological, Biblical, and Scientific Perspectives. Edited by Hans Madueme and Michael Reeves, a book which includes contributions from Calvinist and Arminian authors;

Robert Littlefield reviews Arminian and Baptist: Explorations in a Theological Tradition. By J. Matthew Pinson;

Craig Price reviews The Chosen People: Election, Paul and Second Temple Judaism. By A. Chadwick Thornhill;

Adam Harwood reviews Prevenient Grace: God’s Provision for Fallen Humanity. By W. Brian Shelton;

And more.