Arminius on the Doctrine of Predestination

I first encountered the doctrine of predestination as described by Jacob Arminius in his “Public Disputations”, which opened his collected writings in Arminius Speaks: Essential Writings on Predestination, Free Will, and the Nature of God.  After that first encounter, I honestly couldn’t detect any difference between his view and Calvin's.  As I continued to read through …

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A study of Calvin and Arminius, My Motivations and Initial Thoughts

I decided a few months ago to dive head first into the works of John Calvin and Jacob Arminius with the hope of finally figuring out where I land on the spectrum between these two Reformers.  I have been wrestling through the Calvinism vs. Arminianism debate over the past several years, never, as of yet, …

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