Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Audio link: William Lane Craig Discussing Calvinist and Arminian Theology

Theologian William Lane Craig is currently doing a series on the differences between Calvinist and Arminian Theology. The series can be found on his website here: Defender's Podcast.

Craig is a gentleman. He presents both Calvinism and Arminianism in a way that their adherents will appreciate. He addresses the differences in interpretation of the key Calvinist passages (Romans 9, Ephesians 1, etc). He also has a knack for getting to the heart of what's important for each system - avoiding the myths.

As of the date of this post, they are adding new podcasts every week. The Arminian and Calvinist related discussion starts on the podcast entitled "The Doctrine of Man - Part 12 (dated 5/4/09), and continues through to the present series entitled "The Doctrine of Salvation".

The series has also apparently drawn the attention of James White.


Brandon said...

I've been enjoying this same podcast my friend. Craig has helped me greatly in the Calvinism/Armeniasm discussion.

alastair blake peters said...

I dont hold a solid position on the debate, but I will say there is such a flood of calvinism online, that its good to hear some counters. I listened to Hebrews, some of Eph, 1 and 2nd Peter, 1 John, etc today on audio, and it was interesting to hear all the warnings about false teachers, being led astray, so many statments to hold fast to the faith they were taught, etc, and it just didnt seem like the writers were as calvinistic as some make them seem...

Aimee said...

I'm looking for these debates on Calvin/Arminian but I can't find them in the list. Anyone know where they can be found?

Kevin Jackson said...

Hi Aimee,

Sorry for the slow response. I believe that Craig spoke on this when he was doing the "Doctrine of Salvation" series. So on the Defender's podcast (linked above), go to the date of 2009/05/18.

God bless,