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No Calvinism in Scotland?

Donald Macleod gives us a rather interesting new take on the no true Scotsman here. He argues that, contrary to an overwhelming number of popular assumptions, Scotland is not and has never been a “Calvinistic” culture. There are some good points to consider, of course, chiefly the fact that ideas, however powerful and popular, rarely […]

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Did Calvin Actually “Found” A Theology?

Donald Macleod has posted a helpful reflection on the problem of the term “Calvinism.” Dr. Macleod’s concerns nicely compliment my own qualifications regarding the term. Basically, it is a mistake to identify what now goes by the name “Calvinism” as an actual product of the life and theological contributions of the historical John Calvin. The […]