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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None of the apostolic fathers claimed to have performed any miracles and their record or witness of miracles were extremely scarce, most of them gesturing towards the miracles performed during the apostle’s time and none contemporary to themselves.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Joe rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Nancy Almodovar rated it it was amazing Jan 30, Oct 25, Dominic Foo rated it really liked it. A very thorough argument for the cessationist position.
It is well worth the read. Banner of Truth November 1, Language: StevevetS rated it it was amazing Oct 07, 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.
But the theological reason Warfield gives for the cessation of miracles was that miracles was a sign to confirm the Apostle’s authority and their revelation. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Very dense and hard to scratch the surface if youre not willing to sit at the feet of Warfield and dig deep and think hard about what he is saying.
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. 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.
He sets out by first refuting a popular theory at that time that miracles continued after the death of the apostles until the 4th century when it ceased because the Christian faith was not in need of any miracles, the wheels of the missionary work apparently taken over by imperial endorsement.
Add both to Cart Add both to List. Having grown up with a charismatic background, I enjoyed the depth of detail in this book.
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Refresh and try again. Tom rated it really liked it Jun 23, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The last section on the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy of the Christian Science movement was especially interesting to me, though it was all informative.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Paperbackpages. Cory Spackman rated it liked it Aug 27, 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. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Having said that, I didn’t agree with everything he wrote in this thesis, but if you have the time it is a worthwhile read.
However, Warfield notes that there are some very interesting and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Augustine and some of the pagan miracle tales which has wartield existed before, which doubtlessly points to a convenient co-opting of pagan miracle stories by Christians as counteefeit Christian faith became much more widespread which was somewhat uncritically recorded down by St Augustine.