COUNTERFEIT MIRACLES WARFIELD PDF
The cessation of the charismataPatristic and mediaeval marvelsRoman Catholic miraclesIrvingite giftsFaith-healingMind-cure. Counterfeit Miracles shows the danger of false claims to the possession of miraculous gifts- claims which have repeatedly been made both by the Church of . Includes chapters on the cessation of the charismata, Edward Irving, faith healing , and Roman Catholic miracles. pp.
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Jeremy rated it ccounterfeit it Dec 27, This is actually a series of lectures given by B. However, Warfield notes that there are some very jiracles and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Augustine and some of the pagan miracle tales which has already existed before, which doubtlessly points to a convenient co-opting of pagan miracle stories by Christians as the Christian faith became much more widespread which was somewhat uncritically recorded down by St Augustine.
One of his most interesting observations is the fact that in only very few cases does a saint actually claim to perform miracles or that reports and witnesses of miracles occurred while a saint was still counterfelt. I took my time with this book, as I found myself rereading many points in this collection of lectures.
Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. A very thorough argument watfield the cessationist position. 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 the many imitations and claims to miracles that have been made over the years, both within the church and without.
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Warfield, a key figure in conservative American Presbyterianism. The examples he used, he is right, are not miracles. From a historical standpoint, the book puts forward a couhterfeit argument. This is why after the apostolic age, performance of miracles virtually disappeared and reports of them dramatically dropped, that is, until the later patristic age.
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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 the many imitations and claims to miracles that have been made over the years, both within the church and withou I have the highest admiration for Warfield.
Coutnerfeit Pagan rated it it was amazing Jun 24, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Andre rated it it was amazing May countdrfeit, The reports and witnesses to miracles only started to balloon during the time of St Augustine onwards and positively exploded during the medieval age.
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. A good critique of Roman Catholic miracles, faith healing, mind curing, and other modern “miracles. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
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