The Five Points of Calvinism: A Study Guide

The Five Points of Calvinism: A Study Guide

by Edwin H. Palmer, Michael Horton

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Overview

Using the classic TULIP acronym (Total depravity, Unconditional election, Limited atonement, Irresistible grace, and Perseverance of the saints), this primer on the five points of Calvinism is perfect for students and laypeople alike. Using the Scriptures from which they are drawn, Edwin H. Palmer analyzes each point and explains them in accessible language. Helpful discussion questions follow each chapter, making this book ideal for classes or study groups. This important resource also includes a new foreword by Michael Horton and relevant historic catechisms and confessions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585584901
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/1996
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 174
File size: 448 KB

About the Author

Edwin H. Palmer (1922-1980) was a theologian, scholar, teacher, and pastor. He served as executive secretary on the team that prepared the New International Version of the Bible.

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Preface 9

1 Total Depravity 11

2 Unconditional Election 29

3 Limited Atonement 49

4 Irresistible Grace 67

5 Perseverance of the Saints 81

6 The Great Mystery 99

7 Twelve Theses on Reprobation 117

8 Resource Materials 147

Calvin's Attitude toward Predestination 147

The Belgic Confession of Faith (1561) 150

The Westminster Confession of Faith (1648) 154

The Heidelberg Catechism (1563) 164

Notes 167

Bibliography 171

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