Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Calvinist or Lutheran?

Dr. David Koyzis asked an interesting question at First Things as to why Baptists use the modifier “Calvinist” but not “Lutheran.” This is in line with the standard discomfort which Reformed theologians always have towards Baptists who appropriate the terms “Reformed” or “Calvinistic.” Dr. Collin Garbarino, himself a Calvinistic Baptist, offered up a mostly helpful reply. […]

Archive Peter Escalante Philosophy

One of these things is not like the other

Dr Koyzis discusses the intolerance of supposedly ultratolerant smorgasbord spirituality here. Well known for his kindliness, Dr Koyzis has unsurprisingly refrained from pointing out the arrogance of eclecticists’ colonializing appropriations, and has confined himself to pointing out the position’s contradictions. But Dr Koyzis, being a neo-Calvinist, seems to suggest at the end of his short […]