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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Drew Cunningham rated it really liked it Dec 21, 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. He provides quite a detailed account of the movement along with a thorough critique, containing lots of original quotes and extensive citation of eye-witness statements, etc. Apr 10, Hamish Osborne rated it really liked it. Trivia About Counterfeit Miracles.
It is at least very commonly supposed that we are bound to examine carefully into the pretensions of any alleged miracle produced in support of any propositions whatever, however intrinsically absurd; and, if these alleged miracles cannot be at once decisively invalidated, we are bound to accept as true the proposition in support of which they are alleged. Warfield was professor of theology at Princeton Seminary from to Counetrfeit Bryant rated it liked it Oct 14, Thus, it is not the miracles which is the evidence of orthodoxy but orthodoxy which is the evidence of the miracles.
StevevetS rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Books by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. Paperbackpages. He begins, well, at the beginning, with the New Testament and the apostolic age.
The argument is not directly scriptural in the sense that there is no verse stating with the passing of the last person on whom the apostles laid hands the miraculous gifts will cease, but it is biblical if Warfield has correctly identified the purpose of charismata—to directly validate the apostolic message to the first generation of Christians.
Open Preview See a Problem? May 30, Douglas Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: About Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Weir rated it really liked it Aug 11, And then reviews the claimed miracles of his day, including some cults and quacks.
Jose rated it really liked it Oct 30, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I can’t imagine writing with authority on as many subjects as he did, and here he particularly applies himself to the historical understanding of miracles and counterfejt many imitations and claims to miracles that have been made over the years, both within the church and without.
But the theological reason Warfield gives for the cessation of miracles was that miracles was a sign to confirm the Apostle’s authority and their revelation. Refresh and try again. Nancy Almodovar rated it it was amazing Jan 30, miradles Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is actually a series of lectures given by B.
James Tessin rated it it was amazing May 05, b.b.warfisld A helpful overview of the historical data. Having grown up with a charismatic background, I enjoyed the depth of detail in this book.
Lists with This Book. The book is divided up into six chapters: Jeremy rated it liked it Dec 27, This book is no different. Feb 18, Victor Chininin rated it it was ok. Andre rated it it was amazing May 03, But even then Warfield notes that Augustine’s opinion on miracles went through a slow development, from a hesitant report in the early part of his theological career to a much more certain endorsement later on.
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