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Theories of Accommodation in the Theology of John Calvin

The term “accommodation” has undergone a series of changes in meaning within theological discourse. Most famous to Protestant theologians is the main sense in which Calvin used it, that God accommodated Himself to humanity by speaking in human terms and concepts. We will explain this in more detail below. There is another sense of the […]

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Leithart on Enns

Dr Peter Leithart critically reviews Dr Peter Enns’ new book on the bible. On similar matters, see Peter Escalante’s previous post on Enns.

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Enns and Inerrancy

Peter Enns has an essay up at Patheos reporting that the ETS discussion of inerrancy was not the impassioned confrontation he suggests many expected. He seems to want us to be surprised; but what would really be surprising would be the appearance of any passion at all at any ETS panel discussion. He is correct, […]

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Augustine on the Authority and Integrity of the Scriptures

I came across this passage from Augustine in my studies this morning. He is writing to Jerome and discussing his view of the Holy Scriptures: For I confess to your Charity that I have learned to yield this respect and honour only to the canonical books of Scripture: of these alone do I most firmly […]