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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Brandon rated it really liked it Mar 30, Every time I read him I am impressed with his scholarship, his grasp of the field he is founterfeit looking at, and the clarity with which he presents himself.
None of the apostolic fathers claimed to have performed any miracles and their record or witness countwrfeit miracles were extremely scarce, most of them gesturing towards the miracles performed during the apostle’s time and none contemporary to themselves. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Customers who bought this item also bought. Andre rated it it was amazing May 03, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
Of course, I should have already have known this when Calvin in his introduction to his Institutes, refuted his Catholic’s opponent’s claim to orthodoxy by citing the many miracles which has occurred among them by pointing that his doctrine too was confirmed by many miracles and signs and wonders, the miracles and signs and wonders of the Apostles, which Calvin of course does claim to teach faithfully.
It is quite an interesting read with an attention historical detail and first-person accounts and academic referencing to various experts, theological, historical and medical, which is truly impressive. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Warfield also notes that this age of the massive proliferation of miracles has its origin not in the Christian faith but simply in democratisation of the cointerfeit fusing into the pagan world because of the fact that the heretics, like the donatist, soon claimed to be able to perform miracles too in aid of their theological cause, which miracles St Augustine refuses to accept as authentic.
Write a customer review. I purchased the Kindle version for. But I warvield uneasy about using that as support for the cessation of the gifts and miracles in our day and age. He also discusses the miraculous events surrounding a group of 19th century charismatics, the Irvingist, complete with prophesies, speaking in tongues, healings, etc, but which movement has more or less died when the prophesies have failed to come to pass.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Warfield was professor of theology at Princeton Seminary from to David Waarfield rated it it was amazing Aug 04, This is actually a series of lectures given by B. 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. The Inspiration and Authority of Bible. Jose rated it really liked it Oct 30, Share your thoughts with other customers.
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Finally he moves on to faith-healings and mind-cures of the Christian scientists. Having grown up with a charismatic background, I enjoyed the depth of detail in this book. The Plan countegfeit Salvation. Start reading Counterfeit miracles on your Kindle in under a minute. Jeremy rated it liked it Dec 27, 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 living.
He begins, well, at the beginning, with the New Testament and the apostolic age. Warfield is a fascinating writer. Don’t have a Kindle?
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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Although I disagree with the premise of the book entirely, he makes a great argument for cessationism in the modern church. Joe rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Overall, although countegfeit language is a bit ponderous and careful, but a readable work and not dull at all, especially when in the course of prodding through these difficult matters, one would be occasionally treated to some snide humour and wit.
Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. From a historical standpoint, the book puts forward a good argument. Eugen Olsen rated it really liked it Dec 18,