Daily Archives: July 10, 2009

My Calvin Memories

I want to share with you some of my Calvin memories for this 500th anniversary of John Calvin’s birth. 1. I first heard of Calvin at a church I attended as a kid. It was the Church of God (Seventh-Day). … Continue reading

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Athanasius and Calvin on Nocturnal Emissions

Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. III: The Golden Age of Patristic Literature (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 64. Athanasius was a Christian thinker in the fourth century C.E. Before 356, he wrote a letter to Amun “in order to calm the overscrupulous … Continue reading

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What to Do With Agnosticism

Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 90-91. Copleston discusses the fifth century B.C.E. Greek philosopher Protagoras, who was a Sophist. You’ll get a taste of what a Sophist is as you read … Continue reading

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