Imagine one of your theology students saying – “Dr. Olson, I am sorry to tell you this, but you are not a Christian.”
Would Someone Please Rein in Some of the “Young Calvinists?” For those of you who do not know, I have been involved in a controversy with the American neo-Calvinists (“Young, Restless, Reformed”)—especially their leaders—for many years. While I respect their passion for the glory of God, I have criticized them on for two errors: 1)…
From The Wartburg Watch blog discussion on October 11, 2016:
If anyone takes the time to actually re-state each Danvers point and look up their supposed proof texts, it is evident that there is no textual or logical there there.
R.K.Wright has done just that. It can be read here:
What if those who would become known as ‘Young, Restless, and Reformed’ had followed the teachings of Roger Nicole, instead of Wayne Grudem and John Piper?
A Southern Baptist professor calls out the Mortification of Spin (MoS) folks publicly, criticizing them for not meeting with Wayne Grudem privately.
Why does CBMW secretly delete inconvenient articles?
Scot McKnight on Jesus and orthodox faith in the 21st century
Source: The New Stealth Translation: ESV
[From the archives.]
Wayne Grudem recently gave an interview (my thanks to Joan for linking to it) in which he argues that women should not lead men, that men are the spiritual leaders over women, and that all of this has been God’s plan since the dawn of creation.
I’m not convinced, despite his list* of reasons why he believes this:
As I explain in detail on pages 30-42 of Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth, I think that at least the following 10 reasons indicate that there was male leadership in marriage before there was sin in the world:
(1) Adam was created first, then Eve (Genesis 2:7, 18-23).
(2) Adam, not Eve, at [sic] a special role in representing the human race (see 1 Corinthians 15:22; also Romans 5:12-21).
(3) Adam named Eve (Genesis 2: 23).
(4) God named the human race “Man,” not “Woman” (Genesis 5:1-2).
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