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 new and older posts from SEA. Inclusion of a link here does not necessarily mean the linked material is Arminian or carries SEA’s approval.

Tributes to Dr Thomas Oden have continued to come in throughout the week, including:

Seedbed offers 7 Quick Facts about the Life and Legacy of Thomas Oden;

Dr Ben Witherington shares a Memento Mori—- Thomas Oden;

Free Will Baptist Theology posts A Note on the Passing of Theologian Thomas Oden; and

Wesleyan Arminian provides a few links about Dr Thomas Oden, including a fun account of someone (a Calvinist!) who went to Oden’s house uninvited in order to meet him.


Bloggin’ The Word shares 7 Quotes About Free Will That Arminians Agree With (this may surprise you!)

The Arminian Files posts The Corporate Elect Context of Ephesians 1:4

K.W. Leslie begins a series of posts on theodicy with Why does bad stuff happen in a good God’s universe?

CCIFenn Thoughts from Canaan provides 3 Things to Consider When Reading Revelation

Ironstrikes offers “In the Gap”, a post about interceding for others in prayer

Seedbed publishes the latest Seven Minute Seminary video, answering Why the church needed the 18th century Methodist movement. If you’ve missed their past videos, the full list is here

Dr Larry Hurtado writes When Christians Were Atheists  

Dr David Allen (Traditionalist Southern Baptist) shares an interview he did with Exegetical Tools on his book The Extent of the Atonement

Soteriology 101 (Traditionalist Southern Baptist) posts “Calvinistic Southern Baptists and Theology: A Traditionalist’s response to the Founders Ministry, Part 1”; and Part 2

SBC Today (Traditionalist Southern Baptist) offers “Alabama pastor calls for ‘frank’ conversations about Calvinism

The Society of Evangelical Arminians provide:

Ben Witherington and Roger Olson, “Roger Olson’s Arminian Theology – Part 11”;

Remonstrance Episode #1: The Arminian Remonstrance of 1610;

The Teleological Argument for the Existence of Libertarian Free Will; and

A Roundup of Obituaries for Distinguished Wesleyan-Arminian Theologian Thomas Oden

And, from the SEA archives, highlight:


Arminian Minute: Eye of the Tiger & Romans 9;

Answers to Common Calvinist Questions; and

Friday Files: Answering Greg Elmquist’s “Four Unanswerable Questions”