kuyper said it

When the question is put, Who had the clearest in sight into reformatory principle, worked out most fully, and applied most broadly, history points to the Thinker of Geneva and not the Hero of Wittenberg. Luther as well as Calvin contended for a direct fellowship with God,but Luther took it up from its subjective, anthropological side, and not its objective, cosmological side as Calvin did. Luther’s starting point was the special, soteriological principle of a justifying faith; while Calvin’s, extending far wider, lay in the general cosmological principle of the sovereignty of God.

–Abraham Kuyper

  1. #1 by Emily on January 19, 2011 - 9:26 pm

    bewwy good. We were talking about something along these lines the other day.

  2. #2 by Emily on January 19, 2011 - 9:27 pm

    by the way, I think we need to have an argymint about eschatology. If your tweets really show what you think post-millennialism is, then you haven’t really grasped it.

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