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  - Maren - Goodreads

Horton says it best when he writes, "Some people are raised to believe these doctrines and never question their beliefs. Others may believe the teachings of Calvinism, but they never wrestle with them ... Read full review

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User Review  - Demetrius Rogers - Goodreads

Michael Horton has conducted a fine survey of the Calvinist worldview. He does a great job of showing how Reformed Theology stands for much more than just the 5 points of TULIP. Horton is to be ... 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 is Foy Valentine professor of Christian theology and ethics at Baylor University. A past president of the American Theological Society (Midwest Division), Olson has been the co-chair of the Evangelical Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion for two years. An expert in historical theology, he is a frequent preacher, teacher and speaker for local churches and organizations.

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