What Are You
Going To Be
I consider myself neither Calvinist nor Arminian but rather a mix of the two. I don’t mean to sound uncommitted or indecisive when I say that.
It’s just difficult for me to think any person could really side completely with either.
And the two ideas vary a lot.
I doubt any person in either camp today is exactly what the forebears of either belief were in the past. Which, of course, means that if you say you are a Calvinist now, you will be differing with Calvinists of yesteryear.
As things move forward, and we think more deeply about our beliefs, perspective changes.
Don’t overreact. I didn’t say belief changes. I said perspective changes. If it doesn’t, you’re standing still.
It’s a fact. Today’s Calvinist is different.
The same could be said of Arminians but does anyone ever talk about Arminianism. Other than Calvinists.
Of the two ideas, the one most talked about, studied, explained and argued over is Calvinism. Everyone joins in that conversation. Arminianism, however, gets most of it’s attention from Calvinists.
So, I decided to put together a comparison of the two. Don’t get upset though. No insult is intended. The following list of comparisons is not exhaustive and is written in the spirit of fun and humor. [Read more…]