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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Ray Cannata rated it really liked it Apr 05, Warfield’s classic book primarily provides an overview through history historical evidence of what he sees as various periods of the non-operation, and thus cessation, of certain spiritual gifts.
It is quite an interesting read with an attention historical detail and first-person accounts and academic referencing to various experts, theological, historical and medical, which is truly impressive.
This book is good for those who are rather vounterfeit about the miracles that have been propounded in history. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. couhterfeit
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The reports and witnesses to miracles only started to balloon during the time of St Augustine onwards and positively exploded during the medieval age. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. About Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield.
Paperbackpages. But the theological reason Warfield gives for the cessation of miracles counteerfeit that miracles was a sign to confirm the Apostle’s authority and warfielx revelation. Drew Cunningham rated it really liked it Dec 21, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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I took my time wagfield this book, as I found myself rereading many points in this collection of lectures. Read more Read less. The Inspiration and Authority of Bible.
Nancy Almodovar rated it it was amazing Jan 30, 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.
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The examples he used, he is right, are not miracles. Return to Book Page. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. 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 counnterfeit the years, both within the church and withou I have the highest admiration for Warfield.
He begins, well, at the beginning, with the New Testament and wartield apostolic age. Warfield is a fascinating writer.
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However, Warfield notes that there are some very interesting and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Counterveit and 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.
Chris Sicks rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Douglas Adu-Boahen rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I always learn something from Warfield.
Start reading Counterfeit miracles on your Kindle in under a minute. He sets out by first refuting a popular theory at that time that miracles continued after the death warfiele the apostles until the 4th century when it ceased because the Christian faith was not in need of any miracles, the wheels of the missionary work apparently taken over by imperial endorsement.
It is a highly informative and thorough study and examination of the phenomenon of miracles from the time of Christ to his immediate present age whereby he refutes that miracles continues to occur today but has effectively ceased with the closure of the Apostolic age.