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Apologies if I drive you all crazy tomorrow…

Ok, I better apologise in advance, because tomorrow I think I might drive everyone mad telling them about my book which comes out tomorrow!! It’s so exciting having my novel go live, so grant me this day of  blatant self-promotion! 296 more words


The front cover is now done! The story behind the design. Sunday update

The design for my book cover is finally done! Hooray!  Do you like it?  I hope so, as I am really pleased with it.  The design has been achieved through a collaboration with ‘ 588 more words


Why doesn’t God just save everyone? II: Arminianism and Universalism

So last time I was looking at the Calvinist idea that God could sovereignly choose to save or redeem everyone, but doesn’t, for whatever mysterious reason. 1,254 more words


Fog on the Weser: Arminius and Blondie on the Future of Europe

Contemporary politics may not often crop up amid the (digital) pages Res Gerendae, but assuming the reader occasionally consults other news sources, they will hopefully be aware that recently there was a General Election. 1,493 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