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Calvinism reconciles the character of the God of the Bible

Fork in roadAs a fundamentalist Christian, I was never a true Calvinist. However, I did flirt with Reform Theology as one of my steps in the de-converting process. I remember being totally captivated by the book “The Potter’s Freedom” by James R. White. Now I have come to the conclusion that the only Christian belief system that has any hope of being consistent in their view of God is Calvinism. Inconsistencies in the beliefs of Christianity was one of the primary reasons for my de-conversion journey. The majority of Christians are perfectly comfortable believing mutually exclusive concepts.

We’ve discussed Richard’s Dawkins’ discription of God which lines up with my conclusion and one of the catalysts for my de-conversion:

Jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”

Continue Reading June 29, 2007 at 7:33 am 79 comments


Attention Christian Readers

Just in case you were wondering who we are and why we de-converted.

de-conversion wager

Whether or not you believe in God, you should live your life with love, kindness, compassion, mercy and tolerance while trying to make the world a better place. If there is no God, you have lost nothing and will have made a positive impact on those around you. If there is a benevolent God reviewing your life, you will be judged on your actions and not just on your ability to blindly believe in creeds- when there is a significant lack of evidence on how to define God or if he/she even exists.

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