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Reformed Thursday.

Calvin meditates on the response to the glory of God, uniformly throughout the Old Testament. Fear. Hence that dread and amazement with which as Scripture uniformly relates, holy men were struck and overwhelmed whenever they beheld the presence of God. When we see those who previously stood firm and secure so quaking with terror, that […]

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The heresy of sentimentality: 16 Jan 20.

A followup comment from yesterday, from Vox’s site. It is not that there was not a correction, it is that the correction did not anathematize enough. The same thing happened with Llyod Geering, who like de Chardin wanted to make a new Christianity, denying the divine, and invoking the modern “higher” criticism of the late […]