If there’s one thing anybody knows about Calvin’s doctrine of salvation it’s that he taught the doctrine of double-predestination. If people venture beyond that, according to the popular picture of 20th-century theology, Calvin is basically the creative chap who invented penal substitutionary atonement as a variation on Anselm’s theme, and most of his thought was concerned with Christ satisfying the wrath of God. 248 more words
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Back when I was working on my PhD in history the big book that was causing a stir was Time on the Cross, a book that was hugely controversial and was supposed to use new statistical methods, later called “cliometrics” (Clio was the Greek Muse of history), to revolutionize how we viewed the institution of slavery. 423 more words
Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible by Vern S. Poythress – $1.
Scot McKnight and Robert Paterson on the Saving Significance of Christ's Death in Acts (an Artificial Conversation)
I like to maintain the habit of reading multiple books simultaneous. An interesting thing that happens occasionally is when two or more books happen to ‘interact’ over an idea as I read these books in conjunction. 812 more words