By Roger E. Olson
During this publication, Roger Olson units forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it throughout the a while. Irenic but incisive, Olson argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful position within the evangelical church since it continues deep roots inside of Reformational theology, although it continues very important alterations from Calvinism. Myths addressed comprise: fantasy 1: Arminian Theology Is the other of Calvinist/Reformed Theology fantasy 2: A Hybrid of Calvinism and Arminianism is feasible fable three: Arminianism isn't an Orthodox Evangelical choice fable four: the guts of Arminianism Is trust in unfastened Will fable five: Arminian Theology Denies the Sovereignty of God delusion 6: Arminianism Is a Human-Centered Theology fantasy 7: Arminianism isn't a Theology of Grace fantasy eight: Arminians don't believe in Predestination fantasy nine: Arminian Theology Denies Justification by way of Grace on my own via religion by myself delusion 10: All Arminians think within the Governmental thought of the Atonement
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It is unfortunate that so many peo1 Richard A. Muller, God, Creation, and Providence in the Thought of Jacob Arminius (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1991), p. 271. , p. 281. book Page 46 Friday, July 28, 2006 1:23 PM 46 ARMINIAN THEOLOGY ple, including pastors and theologians, pit Arminianism and Reformed theology against each other as if they are necessarily at war, portraying them in such a way that only one can be orthodox. ” I am not implying that both are true at every point. In fact, I reject any hybrid of Arminianism and Calvinism on crucial points of soteriology.
Man is condemned solely for his own transgressions. The free gift removed the original condemnation and abounds unto many offenses. 29 Inherited depravity includes bondage of the will to sin, which is only overcome by supernatural, prevenient grace. This grace begins to work in everyone through Christ’s sacrifice (and the Holy Spirit sent into the world by Christ), but it comes in special power through the proclamation of the gospel. Wiley, following Pope and other Arminian theologians, calls the human condition—because of inherited sin—“impotence to the good,” and he rejects any possibility of spiritual goodness apart from the special grace of Christ prevening.
Book Page 51 Friday, July 28, 2006 1:23 PM Arminian Theology Is the Opposite of Calvinist/Reformed Theology 51 may be described as a grace-qualified, grace-inspired and grace-guided freedom. 14 Even such a conservative and venerable Arminian theologian as H. ”15 Two Links Between Arminius’s Theology and Reformed Theology Two areas where Arminius’s theology stayed close to Reformed theology and the standard Calvinism of his day are its emphasis on God’s glory and its use of covenant or federal theology.
Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities by Roger E. Olson