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Love as God’s Attribute among the Westminster Divines

This is an addendum to a recent post on God’s love in the Calvinist tradition, a tradition which supposedly has no place for it as an attribute of God, but only as a description for “how the elect experience him.” Chad Van Dixhoorn, in his recent book¬†Confessing the Faith: A Reader’s Guide to the Westminster […]

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Edward Reynolds On the Use of Pagan Learning

Edward Reynolds, in the Preface to his A Treatise of the Passions and Faculties of the Soul of Man¬†(1647) gives a brief apology for the use of pagan learning and natural knowledge in this Christian treatise. Reynolds was a puritan preacher, sometime bishop of Norwich, but a conformist Presbyterian by persuasion. He was preacher at […]