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The system of theology known as Calvinism has been immensely influential for the past five hundred years, but it is often encountered negatively as a fatalistic belief system that confines human freedom and renders human action and choice irrelevant.

Taking us beyond the caricatures, Michael Horton invites us to explore the teachings of Calvinism, also commonly known as Reformed theology, by showing us how it is biblical and God-centered, ...

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Overview

The system of theology known as Calvinism has been immensely influential for the past five hundred years, but it is often encountered negatively as a fatalistic belief system that confines human freedom and renders human action and choice irrelevant.

Taking us beyond the caricatures, Michael Horton invites us to explore the teachings of Calvinism, also commonly known as Reformed theology, by showing us how it is biblical and God-centered, leading us to live our lives for the glory of God.

Horton explores the historical roots of Calvinism, walking readers through the distinctive known as the “Five Points,” and encouraging us to consider its rich resources for faith and practice in the 21st Century.

As a companion to Roger Olson’s Against Calvinism, readers will be able to compare contrasting perspectives and form their own opinions on the merits and weaknesses of Calvinism.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780310324652
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 9/27/2011
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 768,079
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Horton is the author of over 20 books and host of the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated radio program. He is the professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California and the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. A popular blogger and sought-after lecturer, he resides in Escondido, California with his wife and children.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2013

    Blessing Without the Blather

    If you enjoy reading theology, laymen or not, get this book and the companion volume, Againsr Calvinism, and treat yourself to the striking contrast between someone with nothing new to say and one gifted and refreshingly humble in his discussion of the things of God. Horton's respect for his subject and his reader are so refreshing. And as becomes clear quickly, this guy knows what he is talking about and solidly refutes and exposes his "opponents. This guy is the real deal.

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