For Calvinism

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Zondervan, 2011 - Religion - 208 pages
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The system of theology known as Calvinism has been immensely influential for the past five hundred years, but it is often encountered negatively as a fatalistic belief system that confines human freedom and renders human action and choice irrelevant. Taking us beyond the caricatures, Michael Horton invites us to explore the teachings of Calvinism, also commonly known as Reformed theology, by showing us how it is biblical and God-centered, leading us to live our lives for the glory of God. Horton explores the historical roots of Calvinism, walking readers through the distinctive known as the "Five Points," and encouraging us to consider its rich resources for faith and practice in the 21st Century. As a companion to Roger Olson's Against Calvinism, readers will be able to compare contrasting perspectives and form their own opinions on the merits and weaknesses of Calvinism.

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User Review  - joshrskinner - LibraryThing

For Calvinism, by Michael Horton, was released as a part of a simultaneous release with Against Calvinisim by Roger Olson. I read and reviewed Olson's book at the end of last year/beginning of this ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Martindale - Goodreads

I was preparing a teaching on the 5 points of Calvinism, and I decided to slowly go through “For Calvinism” to refresh my memory and make sure I didn't present a mere caricature of Calvinistic ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Michael Horton is the author of over 20 books and host of the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated radio program .nbsp; He is the professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California and the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine.nbsp; A popular blogger and sought-after lecturer, he resides in Escondido, California with his wife and children.nbsp;

Roger E. Olson (PhD, Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University. He is the author of many books, including Questions to All Your Answers: The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith, Reformed and Always Reforming: The Postconservative Approach to Evangelical Theology, and How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative.

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