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Ten Myths About Calvinism

March 21, 2011

Justin Taylor lists Kenneth J. Stewart’s Ten Myths About Calvinism from his book, subtitled “Recovering the Breadth of the Reformed Tradition.”  The ten are:

Part 1: Four Myths Calvinists Should Not Be Circulating (But Are)
1 One Man (Calvin) and One City (Geneva) Are Determinative
2 Calvin’s View of Predestination Must Be Ours
3 TULIP is the Yardstick of the Truly Reformed
4 Calvinists Take a Dim View of Revival and Awakening

Part 2: Six Myths Non-Calvinists Should Not Be Circulating (But Are)
5 Calvinism Is Largely Antimissionary
6 Calvinism Promotes Antinomianism
7 Calvinism Leads to Theocracy
8 Calvinism Undermines the Creative Arts
9 Calvinism Resists Gender Equality
10 Calvinism Has Fostered Racial Inequality

Scot McKnight gives his review of the book here.

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