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Arminian Theology

Hardback|Oct 2006
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In this book, Roger Olson sets forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it through the ages. Irenic yet incisive, Olson argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful place in the evangelical church because...


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In this book, Roger Olson sets forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it through the ages. Irenic yet incisive, Olson argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful place in the evangelical church because it maintains deep roots within Reformational theology, even though it maintains important differences from Calvinism.

Myths addressed include: Myth 1: Arminian Theology Is the Opposite of Calvinist/Reformed Theology Myth 2: A Hybrid of Calvinism and Arminianism Is Possible Myth 3: Arminianism Is Not an Orthodox Evangelical Option Myth 4: The Heart of Arminianism Is Belief in Free Will Myth 5: Arminian Theology Denies the Sovereignty of God Myth 6: Arminianism Is a Human-Centred Theology Myth 7: Arminianism Is Not a Theology of Grace Myth 8: Arminians Do Not Believe in Predestination Myth 9: Arminian Theology Denies Justification by Grace Alone Through Faith Alone Myth 10: All Arminians Believe in the Governmental Theory of the Atonement Roger E Olson deals with the myths and misconceptions in detail, arguing powerfully that the Arminian tradition has a rightful place within evangelicalism because it maintains deep roots in Reformation doctrine. 250 pages, from IVP.
- Publisher.

"Roger Olson's new book,Arminian Theology,provides the definitive defense of Arminian theology to date. This winsome and well-crafted work dispels chapter by chapter the ten major misconceptions or myths about Arminian theology perpetuated by foes and friends alike. While intended for a wide and general readership, this well-researched and documented text is really a profound essay in historical theology in which Olson gives voice to leading Arminian theologians past and present, allowing them to speak for themselves and define what Arminianism really stands for. Thus, not an exercise in defense,Arminian Theologyis the most lucid and effective book-length restatement of true Arminianism in print today. Olson's gracious and irenic spirit shines through the text even while his scholarly documentation of point after point shreds the many misperceptions of Arminian theology so prevalent today. This is a must-read book for educated laypersons, pastors, and scholars interested in, and concerned about, the current and historic debates between Calvinists and Arminians.Arminian Theologycertainly raises the theological bar against those who want to theologically discredit Arminianism and relegate it to the backwaters of history and the life of the church."
-Publisher

In this book, Roger Olson sets forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it through the ages. Irenic yet incisive, Olson argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful place in the evangelical church because it maintains deep roots within Reformational theology, even though it maintains important differences from Calvinism.Myths addressed include:Myth 1: Arminian Theology Is the Opposite of Calvinist/Reformed TheologyMyth 2: A Hybrid of Calvinism and Arminianism Is PossibleMyth 3: Arminianism Is Not an Orthodox Evangelical OptionMyth 4: The Heart of Arminianism Is Belief in Free WillMyth 5: Arminian Theology Denies the Sovereignty of GodMyth 6: Arminianism Is a Human-Centered TheologyMyth 7: Arminianism Is Not a Theology of GraceMyth 8: Arminians Do Not Believe in PredestinationMyth 9: Arminian Theology Denies Justification by Grace Alone Through Faith AloneMyth 10: All Arminians Believe in the Governmental Theory of the Atonement
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 249001
  • Product Code 0830828419
  • EAN 9780830828418
  • Pages 250
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Oct 2006
  • Sales Rank 15076
  • Dimensions 236 x 152 x 25mm
  • Weight 0.526kg

Roger E Olson

Roger E. Olson (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author of The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform, The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity and Diversity, and the editor of The Westminster Handbook to Evangelical Theology He is also co-author of 20th-Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age and Who Needs Theology? An Invitation to the Study of God (both with the late Stan Grenz.
His most recent publications are Questions to All Your Answers: The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith(Zondervan, 2007), The Pocket History of Evangelical Theology (InterVarsity Press, 2007), How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative (Zondervan, 2008), Finding God in the Shack: Seeking Truth in a Story of Evil and Redemption (InterVarsity Press, 2009) and Universal Salvation: the Most Appealing Heresy (InterVarsity Press)
Koorong - Editorial Review.

  • Preface
  • Introduction: <em>a Primer On Arminianism</em>
  • Myth 1: Arminian Theology Is The Opposite Of Calvinist/reformed Theology
  • Myth 2: A Hybrid Of Calvinism And Arminianism Is Possible
  • Myth 3: Arminianism Is Not An Orthodox Evangelical Option
  • Myth 4: The Heart Of Arminianism Is Belief In Free Will
  • Myth 5: Arminian Theology Denies The Sovereignty Of God
  • Myth 6: Arminianism Is A Human-centered Theology
  • Myth 7: Arminianism Is Not A Theology Of Grace
  • Myth 8: Arminians Do Not Believe In Predestination
  • Myth 9: Arminian Theology Denies Justification By Grace Alone Through Faith Alone
  • Myth 10: All Arminians Believe In The Governmental Theory Of The Atonement
  • Conclusion: <em>rules Of Engagement For Evangelical Calvinists And Arminians</em>
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index

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