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Is God Properly Described as "Love" in the Theology of John Calvin?

by Thomas Talbott, Ph.D. 

When I first began to wonder how the Calvinists might interpret the Johannine declaration that God is love (see 1 John 4:8 and 16), I turned immediately to Calvin’s… 2,806 more words

Theology

Hell as Universal Purgatory

“A human being cannot fail to love the Christ who is revealed in him, and he cannot fail to love himself revealed in Christ” ( 3,701 more words

Hell

WikiLeaks Releases Receipts Revealing Piper’s Buyout of New Perspective Books

Minneapolis, MN — This week, WikiLeaks released receipts that reveal John Piper’s clandestine buyout of all books supportive of New Perspective (NP) on Paul.  Christians in America are in complete shock that Piper would resort to such tactics.  192 more words

Culture

Summary of Walls' Response to Burk's ECT

I spent 11 posts carefully engaging Denny Burk’s entire case for Eternal Conscious Torment (ECT) in Four Views on Hell: Second Edition. I’ve also summarised… 1,222 more words

Reviews

Book Review: "Four Views on Hell: Second Edition"

Hell: it’s not a comfortable subject to broach with others. We probably don’t spend much time talking about it and as a result probably don’t spend too much time… 664 more words

Book Reviews

Sermon 02-28-16: "The Fields Are White for Harvest"

I say the following in this sermon: “The message of the gospel, in a nutshell, is this: we human beings are in much worse shape than we would dare to imagine; yet God loves us more than we could ever dare to hope or dream!” Because of that love, God solves our problem through his atoning death on the cross. 2,782 more words