Other Side of Calvinism

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  • ISBN-13: 9780962889875
  • Publisher: Vance Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Pages: 800

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2000

    An Alternative

    Laurence M. Vance has gone to considerable lengths to present a historically accurate, well documented account of the sustainers and retractors of Calvinism, the events that led up to its being accepted as the 'standard' it has become over the centuries, and his own understanding as to how this all plays out in the light of Scripture. Unlike most other works of its kind, in 'The Other Side of Calvinism' Dr. Vance quotes a vast number of supporters of Calvinism - including John Calvin himself - and utilizes their own words to bolster and enforce his counter-points. To this end Dr. Vance also succeeds in conveying to the reader that there exists much confusion among the Calvinist rank and file. As noted within the book, this fact is not without its import. A down-to-earth writing style, exhaustive endnotes, Scriptural references, and large appendices do much to secure the reader and encourages one to recognize that this is a work that expects personal conclusions to be based upon a process of reasoning and Biblical validation, not general presumption. Dr. Vance takes nothing for granted in presenting the comparison of his views to those of Calvinism and its supporters. Whether one upholds the system or not, 'The Other Side of Calvinism' will undoubtedly leave the majority of its readers challenged and well informed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2000

    Most acurate book on Calvinism to date

    This book goes beyond the surface and exposes the real face of Calvinism. It should have been read by John Calvin himself.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2000


    Extensively researched, excellently written. Sheds great light on Calvinistic doctrine.

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