But a lot of the heat, I think, come from the predestinarian core that Calvinism shares with Augustinianism and Lutheranism. And in this, other predestinarian confessions should not rejoice. For ...
Prosper went for the irrelevance of the state: "his Augustinianism convinced him that nothing in the past contributed to what happened in the present, just as nothing - no social advantage, no ...
In other words, Dreher just needs some worldly Augustinianism! Instead, we need to ask more questions. For example, isn’t it ironic that someone is calling for the Christians who have been most ...
They are happy to talk to you about how the Aristotelian world view established and impeded medieval learning, or why empiricism flourished in 15th-16th century Europe under the influence of ...
But there are also musings on Montaigne (“When he enjoys life, it is himself that Montaigne is enjoying”), Pascal (“Pascal’s hatred of human nature arose from radical Augustinianism”), and Rousseau ...
Fr Bruno obtained a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (summa cum laude) from the Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City, with a thesis entitled “‘Political Augustinianism’: A Study of the ...
Though common, we might still take a moment to scrutinize the sentiment. Calvinism is robust Augustinianism. It is confessional in character. By that I mean it encourages looking back at the work of ...
Rather, it is its antithesis, indeed its nemesis, an attempt to revive the spirit and outlook of medieval Augustinianism. Luther’s and Calvin’s aim was to restore this Augustinian tradtion — it’s ...
But Nash’s understanding of presuppositionalism is not uniquely Reformed; rather it is a broad Augustinianism adopted to the twentieth century in conversation with Reformed sources. Even though Nash ...
Rorty called for a rejection of the idea of original sin as part of the inescapable human condition, condemning the Augustinianism of Reinhold Niebuhr and Jean Bethke Elshtain for pessimism about the ...
McFarland notes this contradiction in the Episcopal Church: the Book of Common Prayer is infused with Augustinianism, but Episcopal preaching is Pelagian through and through. He lampoons his Catholic ...