During Adrian’s month away from the blog, he has hand-picked a selection of the most popular posts of the year so far to re-run.
Today we feature, “An Arminocalvinist spectrum or why it’s not so simple as Arminians vs Calvinists”. Although technically written at the end of last year, this post on an arminocalvinist specturm has had an enduring popularity.
I think when we come to the Arminian / Calvinist debate we must understand it is not simply a clear cut issue. When I meet other Christians and get to know them, the most important question I have is not whether they agree with every line of theology I have, and express that agreement with the same wordings I do. I am much more concerned with what is their attitude to the Bible.
Some on each side seem more attached to their system than the Bible itself. Others love the Bible, but do not realize that the other side is not as extreme as they were told. There are many who have been taught to reject either Calvinism or Arminianism as rank heresy that fail to realize that as a moderate they have much more in common than they believe…
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