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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Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield
Read more Read less. StevevetS rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Jacob Henri Dufresne rated it it was amazing Sep 30, I am still a Reformed continuationist but this work by Warfield is a MUST for critical discernment of charismatic error. Trivia About Counterfeit Miracles. Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield.
A very jiracles argument for the cessationist position.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Chris Sicks rated it it was amazing Mar 31, However, Warfield notes that there are some very interesting and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Augustine sarfield 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.
I can’t imagine writing with authority on as many subjects as he did, and here he warfielf 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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I purchased the Kindle version for. Return to Miraclex Page. He also discusses the miraculous events surrounding a group of 19th century charismatics, the Irvingist, miracpes with prophesies, speaking in tongues, healings, etc, but which movement has more or less died when the prophesies have failed to come to pass.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. But I guess the most important thing which this book has taught me is the true rational behind the cessation of miracles and sign and wonders, that miracles intricately and indissolubly tied to divine revelation and apostolic authority as their proper signs, and that naturally once the apostles died and divine revelation has ceased, so would the miracles which were the signs and confirmation of their message.
Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. 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.
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Nancy Almodovar rated it it was amazing Jan 30, Some conservative Presbyterians consider him to be the last of the great Princeton theologians before the split in that formed Westminster Seminary and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
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. However, once the apostles died, divine revelation ceased with them and so did the need to perform signs and wonders to confirm their apostolic office and divine revelation.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Don’t have a Kindle? Weir rated it really liked it Aug 11, I took my time with this book, as I found myself rereading many points in this collection of lectures.
A good critique of Roman Catholic miracles, faith healing, mind curing, and other modern “miracles. One person found this helpful. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Feb 18, Victor Chininin rated it it was ok.
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