Another Critique of Calvinism

There’s another fine critique of Calvinism, and especially the idea of double-predestination (God pre-ordains who will go to heaven and who will go to hell), over at Evangel blog.  Read it here.  This one’s by Adam Omelianchuk; a few months ago I linked to two similar posts on the same topic (here and here; my [Read More...]

Changes Since Swedenborg: The Rise of Arminianism

Has Christianity substantially changed since the Writings were published in the 18th century?  Are Swedenborg’s condemnation of Christian doctrine still accurate?  It’s a question that I’ve wondered about at least since college, when I wrote my senior paper on the topic.  My conclusion in that paper was that by and large, the official doctrines of [Read More...]

Sacramone Responds – More on Predestination

Earlier this week I posted a link to a blog post by Anthony Sacramone condemning the idea of double predestination (i.e. that some people are born for heaven, others for hell).  As you might expect, his post set off a firestorm of angry comments in response.  Today Sacramone posted a response to some of the [Read More...]

Anthony Sacramone on Predestination

Anthony Sacramone of the Evangel blog at First Things has a great post that tears down the Calvinist doctrine of double-predestination (i.e. that God chose some people to be born for heaven and some for hell and there’s nothing anyone can do about – God grants faith to some people, and if you’re not one [Read More...]


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