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John Stott the Cross of Christ

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by evangelist6589, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. evangelist6589

    evangelist6589 Well-Known Member
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    Ever read it and what did you think? Is it as good as Knowing God and Desiring God or better? I hear its full of Reformed theology and a great defense at it. Is it? I have yet to read or finish Knowing God and Desiring God and should I read those first? In What order? I am always looking for ways to increase my knowledge of Reformed theology. Lots of Reformed books out there.
     
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    both excellent books to read and learn from!
     
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    Good book... but how in the world are you willing to read John Stott but not Tom Wright?
     
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    maybe because one held to correct pauline theology, while the other has not?
     
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    Do you know Stott's view of the hell and annihilationism?
     
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    Have you ever visited Monergism?

    http://www.monergism.com/
     
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    He denies an eternal hell. This is a huge problem.
     
  8. Greektim

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    Yep... which if evangelist#### won't read Wright b/c of his views of justification, one would think he would avoid Stott like the plague.

    I like both Wright and Stott, btw.
     
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    :BangHead::BangHead::BangHead::BangHead:

    This is the kind of response that makes this a tragic board.
     
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    I realise that, but not as bad as denying the real meaning and intent of Gospel justifing sinners!
     
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    Yes, disagree with him on that, and also chalk that up to him getting theologically"soft" in his illness/old age!
     
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    how so? Didn't NT Wrigjht reaffirm that calvin forwatd totally miunderstood justification as paul defined it?

    THAt seems pretty arrogant to me, as last I checked, he(Wright). not listed among 12 Apostles!
     
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