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Remembering Jacobus Arminius

Jacobus Arminius is one of my favorite theologians. Unfortunately he is also profoundly misunderstood by many people today, just as he was in his own time. 1,251 more words


Review of 'Eagles at War' by Ben Kane

Ben Kane has turned his attention to the infamous loss of three Roman legions in A.D. 9 in the Teutoburg Forest. Central characters are the Germanic leader, Arminius, his counterpoint, Centurion Tullus, and a series of supporting actors like Varus, Vitellius, Maelo, Osbert, Afer, Piso et al.. 943 more words

Book Review

Jacob Arminius

Jacob Arminius,
Are you still kidding us?

Holding your exegesis,
In hand, the anti-thesis,

Predestined so a skeptic,
Inverse your exegetic,

Followers then advanced
Known as the Remonstrants. 72 more words


Common grounds for Arminianism and Calvinism. The problem of hell and the consistency of God's nature.

I can’t say I have the answer for this problem but I’d like to present it for others to possibly help me with. I’ve been very reserved about my opinions towards Calvinism and Arminianism for a lot of reasons. 1,004 more words

Charles Hodge on Differing Schemes of Justification

Charles Hodge has an excellent (long, but excellent) Systematic Theology on Reformed Theology. One reason that it is excellent, is that he takes much of his book to examine the  1,060 more words


Calvinism and my views - Part II

Now, here are some of my personal responses to these points.

My issue with the Calvinism branch of reformed theology is mostly based on the view that if one thing is true, others things cannot be… when often this is not the case biblically. 1,613 more words


Calvinism and my views - Part I

John Calvin (1509-1564) was a serious player in the reformation – the break of what is now known as the Protestant Church from the Roman Church. 1,293 more words