Category: Calvinism

Incineration vs. Decapitation: What to do with Servetus?

By Rick Patrick  According to The History and Character of Calvinism by J. T. McNeil, in 1553 John Calvin requested that Michael Servetus be decapitated as a traitor rather than burned as a heretic. In light of this merciful request, Calvin’s friend William Farel chided him for his undue lenience. However, it did no good […]

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A Biblical Critique of Calvinism: Election

by Dr. Michael A. Cox, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Pryor, Oklahoma, and author of Not One Little Child: A Biblical Critique of Calvinism ————————————– This is the thirtieth of a series of articles by Dr. Cox, with a Biblical critique of Calvinism drawn in part from his book Not One Little Child. All […]

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Reply to Jared Moore Regarding Southern Seminary and the BFM, Part 3

Adam Harwood, PhD Assistant Professor of Christian Studies Truett-McConnell College Cleveland, Georgia Moore misrepresents Harwood. Again.             You write: “Harwood believes that mankind is only condemned for his own transgressions, and his sinful nature and environment are not ‘sin’ that requires a trust in Christ for redemption.  The only answer for sin in the BF&M2K […]

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Reply to Jared Moore Regarding Southern Seminary and the BFM, Part 2

Adam Harwood, PhD Assistant Professor of Christian Studies Truett-McConnell College Cleveland, Georgia Questions I’m Not Asking             To guard against being misunderstood: My question is not: “What does Dr. Mohler affirm?” Your post concerns itself with that question under Reason #1 (http://sbcvoices.com/adam-brought-sin-into-the-human-race-a-response-to-adam-harwood/). My question is not: “Does Dr. Schreiner affirm the BFM?” Of course he […]

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Reply to Jared Moore Regarding Southern Seminary and the BFM, Part 1

Adam Harwood, PhD Assistant Professor of Christian Studies Truett-McConnell College Cleveland, Georgia Sunday morning, Dec. 23, I awoke to find this unexpected present under my Christmas tree: http://sbcvoices.com/adam-brought-sin-into-the-human-race-a-response-to-adam-harwood/. Although thankful for the opportunity to hear from an SBC pastor on a topic of theological and denominational significance, it was difficult to give the post much attention. […]

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