B.B.WARFIELD COUNTERFEIT MIRACLES PDF
The cessation of the charismataPatristic and mediaeval marvelsRoman Catholic miraclesIrvingite giftsFaith-healingMind-cure. Counterfeit Miracles has 66 ratings and 6 reviews. Dominic said: This is actually a series of lectures given by B.B. Warfield, a key figure in conservati. The Banner of Truth Trust, , pgs. Summary: A series of lectures on counterfeit miracles given in to The book is divided up.
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Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Having said that, I didn’t agree with everything he wrote in this thesis, but if you have the time it is a worthwhile read. However, once the apostles died, divine revelation b.bwarfield with them and so did the need to perform signs and wonders to confirm coumterfeit apostolic office and divine revelation. Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield.
A series of lectures on counterfeit miracles given in to A good critique of Roman Catholic miracles, faith healing, mind curing, and other modern “miracles.
Thus, it is not the miracles which is the evidence of orthodoxy cuonterfeit orthodoxy which is the evidence of the miracles. Overall, although the language is a bit ponderous and careful, but a readable work and not dull at all, especially when in the course of prodding through these difficult matters, one would be occasionally treated to some snide humour and wit.
One of his most interesting observations is b.b.aarfield fact that in only very few cases does a saint actually claim to perform miracles or that reports jiracles witnesses of miracles occurred while a saint was still living. Jose rated it really liked it Oct 30, Jeremy rated it liked it Dec 27, Ray Cannata rated it really liked it Apr 05, This is why after the apostolic age, performance of miracles virtually disappeared and reports b.v.warfield them dramatically dropped, that is, until the later patristic age.
Frank Gantz rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Cory Spackman rated it liked it Aug 27, And then reviews the claimed miracles of his day, including some cults and quacks. I took my time with this book, as I found myself rereading many points in this collection of lectures.
Douglas Adu-Boahen rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Warfield, a key figure in conservative American Presbyterianism. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Very dense and hard to scratch the surface if youre not willing to sit at the feet of Warfield and dig deep and think hard about what he is saying. The book is divided up into six chapters: Aug 09, Logan rated it it was amazing.
It is a highly informative and thorough study and examination of the phenomenon of miracles from the time of Christ to his immediate present age whereby he refutes that miracles continues to occur today but has effectively ceased with the closure of the Apostolic age. To ask other readers questions about Counterfeit Miraclesplease sign up.
Michael Pagan rated it it was amazing Jun 24, But even then Warfield notes that Augustine’s opinion on miracles went through a slow b.b.wafrield, from a hesitant report in the early part of his theological career to a much more certain endorsement later on. Weir rated it really liked it Aug 11, Oct 25, Dominic Foo rated it really liked it. Brandon rated it really liked it Mar 30, CJay Engel rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Warfield is a fascinating writer.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eugen Olsen rated it really liked it Dec 18, He sets out by first refuting a popular theory at that time that miracles continued after the death of the apostles until the 4th century when it ceased because the Christian faith was not in b.b.wafrield of any miracles, the wheels of the missionary work apparently taken over by imperial endorsement.
Andre rated it it was amazing May 03, But I guess the most important thing which this book has taught me is the true rational behind the cessation of miracles and sign and wonders, that miracles intricately and indissolubly counterfsit to divine revelation and apostolic authority as their proper signs, and that naturally once the apostles died and divine revelation has ceased, so would the miracles which were the signs and confirmation of their message.
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