Earlier this year, Time Magazine listed neo-Calvinism as one of the hottest new "ideas" blowing through our cultural milieu (//link). Does this renewed focus on theological determinism have what it takes to sustain inquiring minds? Time Magazine does not say. For my part, I think not. Reformer Balthasar Hubmaier's most famous dictum is apt:
truth is unkillable
Even so, I just learned Whosoever Will: a Biblical-Theological Critique of Five-Point Calvinism is currently their third best-selling book. Into its third printing with B&H, another 2500 copies is expected in the warehouse within a few days. Liberty Seminary used 150 books for a course this summer and plans to order another 800 this fall. The book consistently ranks in the top five of all books in the following three categories on Amazon.com: Baptist, Other Denominations, and Calvinist.
With that, I am...