The accessible format allows readers to easily look up topics they're most interested in, including: What is the difference between Calvinism
and the Reformed tradition?; Does God love all people?; What is predestination?; Did Jesus die for the sins of the whole world?; Can people resist the Holy Spirit?; Do Calvinists practice evangelism and missions?
The theological education of Pyungyang Theological Seminary has been criticized as not being academic enough to fully grasp Calvinism
or the other theological subjects that were fully developed in Europe or the US.
and Arminianism have shaped historic sets of theological debates among Protestant Christians.
The insistence in this book of a connection to Puritanism and Calvinism
distracts readers from the actual religious influences on antislavery activism and rhetoric--the Great Awakenings.
He asserts from the start that Green's reform drive is "particularly interesting" in that it stems "not from Whig philosophy or Lockean principles" but from Calvinism
, more specifically from Jonathan Edwards's teachings (p.
Sanford shows that their worldviews arose out of an orthodox and reconstructionist form of Calvinism
which lamented the brokenness of the modern world and the necessity of transforming it in order to ready it for Christ.
came to Ghana by way of Protestantism, German Pietism, and the Basel Mission in 1828.
While this book is limited in that it does not address Fuller's full theology, its emphasis on his soteriology is timely in light of the rise of Calvinism
in Baptist life in America today.
"The Death of Calvinism
" discusses this major faith of the Protestant Reformation, and the entries into the Christian debate and philosophy that it brought.
The Destiny of Modern Societies: The Calvinist Predestination of a New Society is a recommendation for any college-level collection strong in critical social sciences, and provides a scholarly, in-depth analysis of relationships between modern society and Calvinism
. It expands upon prior sociological analysis and considers the impact of Calvinism
on modern society, but is for more than a religious inspection.
Heretical Fictions is the first full-length study to assess the importance of Twain's heretical Calvinism
as the foundation of his major works, bringing to light important thematic ties that connect the author's early work to his high period and from there to his late work.
Thus it is problematic to refer to Anglo-Catholics like Lancelot Andrewes and Jeremy Taylor as Arminians; and while Martin does define Calvinism
in terms of the total depravity of humankind and the special election of the few, it is difficult to see how the term relates to both John Donne and George Herbert (2, 68, 71), especially in the light of Stanley Stewart's brilliant attacks on the supposed Calvinism
of both poets.
Like it or not, Calvinism
has become a symbol of all that is puritanical, judgmental, and rigid about Protestant belief and behavior.
At the moment, the nation's focus is on Calvinism
is busy to free itself from an oppressive service provider.
At the same time, within modern North American Dutch Calvinism
, there has been a decrease in knowledge of--and interest in--the neo-Calvinist tradition and its representative figures: Kuyper, Bavinck, Dooyeweerd, and the Berkouwers.