Tag: Predestination

It never fails. It happens every year. Every time I come to the book of Exodus in my Old Testament survey class, a theological bomb explodes when we get to the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart. For some students, the issue confirms what they’ve grown up believing. For most, however,...
I ended my last post with the bold assertion that Calvin got Paul’s understanding of salvation right. The claim is somewhat ridiculous; no single interpreter has captured the full contours of Paul’s (or any other biblical writer’s) theology. So let me explain what I mean. After studying Paul’s’ understanding of...