Article series on the issues involving moving from a non-reformed view to a reformed view as well as all of the 'stuff' that pops up in-between (including when to leave a church).
The Puritan Board
I was working on the board today and decided that it makes more sense to make the Baptists and Presbyterians groups "self-joinable".
If you desire to join one of these groups then it's in your settings: https://www.puritanboard.com/account/join-user-groups
Join one or another and do not lurk on either forum. I'm going to make it an "honor code" kind of thing but we can check to...
One of the most prominent conswrvative Thomist theologians that Trad Catholics have recommended I read is Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange.
He wrote a book on Predestination, and!i looked through it today. Here's his critique of Calvinism
"Against predestinarianism and the doctrines of Protestantism and Jansenism that revive it, the Church teaches: (a) God wills in a certain way to save all...
What effect does your personality type have on your theological convictions?
There was a related thread back in 2010 which revealed that most PB members are one of a few Myers Briggs personality types. Mostly INTJ, INFJ, & ENTJ. Each of these types comprise around 2% of the population.
Apart from making us all feel warm and special, and apart from debating the legitimacy of personality...
I attend a Catholic college, and we are going to have a seminar on Exodus tomorrow for History class. Exodus 9:12 will be discussed, and the question of whether God hardens hearts will be brought up. From what I see, it's clear God had already for-ordained the hardening of Pharoah'S heart. Some Catholics won't like that interpretation, and they might argue that God would never interfear with...
I have done a good bit of searching the Board for discussions on this topic but was not satisfied with the amount I found. I think it would be helpful to take a vote. I tend to think that our worship should be based on both but have heard good argument either way and have not done enough research myself. What is the general consensus? Does it matter?
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I will be writing a research paper on the topic of general revelation. At this point I do not have a specific direction for the paper in mind.
What resources do you recommend? Full books on the topic? Excerpts from books/systematic theologies? Articles? Etc.
As always, please 'like' or 'second' those resources already mentioned in the thread that you agree are valuable!
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