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A Friday Edition of "Who Said That?"

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"The God of Calvinism scares me; I'm not sure how to distinguish him from the devil. If you've come under the influence of Calvinism, think about its ramifications for the character of God. God is great but also good. In light of all the evil and innocent suffering in the world, he must have limited himself."

Since this was just posted elsewhere, you'll probably figure it out.  But it is worth considering anyway.   Please leave your guesses in the comments section below.  No cheating or google searches (but this exhortation never seems to work for some of you!) 

Reader Comments (30)

Wow, I don't know, but who ever it is........well, lets just say, the person has on the wrong glasses for sure. Calvin was a great gift to us from God.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterplw

My first thought is "What Love is this?" Dave Hunt. He's come out with some real zingers against Reformed theology. Of course he'll go and quote Spurgeon in the same breath.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commentercarolyn
Hmm...I think I'll guess Greg Boyd.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterTim
Ergun Caner?
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJames
I also vote for Greg Boyd.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commentercindyu
Roger Olson
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAaron
Roger Olson. What a jerk.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRichard
I saw this elsewhere.

He argues that God is "in charge but not in control" Huh?

August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRick B.
george bryson
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commentermatthew
I saw it elsewhere too. I'll just say that the God of Calvinism gives me great comfort and hope!
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterDave
I saw this Roger Olson quote somewhere else too. I wonder, if Mr. Olson were to discover that the bible DOES teach the doctrines of grace, would he embrace it or would his apparent hatred for "Calvinism" lead him to reject the God of the bible altogether. Simply put, if the God of Calvinism is indeed the God of the bible, do you still want to be a Christian?

Just thoughts.

August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterdrew@jonah
Dave Hunt, Dispensationalzm is his God.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjason
Surely not the past president of the Midwest Division of the American Theological Society and the ex-co-chair of the Evangelical Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion for two years. Surely not the fellow who is touted by the institution in which he teaches as "an expert in historical theology," Surely not him! (sigh)
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterFred Anderson
It's scary to know theres people like this out there who call God the Devil!!! Doctrines of grace not being in the bible...what bible is he reading? Or should I say he's not reading.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjason
It reads like something Hunt would write! Who else would posit "innocent" suffering? The only "innocent suffering and death" was that of Jesus Christ. Taken from Martin Luther! CB
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCharlie
Roger Olsen
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJim Vellenga
I'm going to guess either Dave Hunt or Raul Ries . . .
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAndrew Compton
Roger Olson - I just read a few minutes ago.
August 31, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJim Basinger
Dr. Horton should re interview Dr.Olson in view of this statement.
September 1, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S
Dave Hunt is my do we find out who really said it?
September 1, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjohnny_redeemed

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