Calvinism is not enough

The rise of Calvinism in evangelical life has been well-documented both statistically and anecdotally over the last few years. In an age when, according to Arminian theologian, Roger Olson, most who fly under the flag of American evangelicalism are probably semi-Pelagian, that is especially good news. Few would be surprised to hear me say that I rejoice in this doctrinal development because I see it as a theological upgrade.

Nevertheless,

“weekend Calvinists”

“philosophical Calvinists”

“theoretical Calvinists”

“oxymoronic Calvinists” – mean, arrogant, impatient, ungracious