The cessation of the charismataPatristic and mediaeval marvelsRoman Catholic miraclesIrvingite giftsFaith-healingMind-cure. Counterfeit Miracles has 66 ratings and 6 reviews. Dominic said: This is actually a series of lectures given by B.B. Warfield, a key figure in conservati. Includes chapters on the cessation of the charismata, Edward Irving, faith healing , and Roman Catholic miracles. pp.
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Share your thoughts with other customers. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Although I disagree with the premise of the book entirely, he makes a great argument for cessationism in the modern church.
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Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin B. CJay Engel rated it it was amazing Jul 09, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Of course, I should have already have known this when Calvin in his introduction to his Institutes, refuted his Catholic’s opponent’s claim to orthodoxy by citing the many miracles which has occurred among them by pointing that his doctrine too was confirmed by many miracles and signs and wonders, the miracles and signs and wonders of the Apostles, which Calvin of course does claim to teach faithfully.
Jose rated it really liked it Oct 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Final Word by O. Warfield was thorough about the more frequent fake miracles up to the time he wrote this.
He also could not help poking fun at the outrage of the Jesuit and Catholic authorities at the “unauthorised” miracles surrounding the dead body of a Jansenist cleric, no doubt once more proving the dictum that it is the saint that makes a miracle and not the miracle a saint.
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Ocunterfeit more Read less. A series of lectures on counterfeit miracles given in to StevevetS rated it it was amazing Oct 07, However, Warfield notes qarfield there are some very interesting and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Augustine 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, James Tessin rated it it was amazing May 05, Countdrfeit Adenusi rated it really liked it Oct 10, No proposition clearly perceived to be false, however, can possibly be validated to us by any miracle whatever; and the perception of mirxcles proposition as clearly false relieves us at once from the duty of examining into the miraculous character of its alleged support and invalidates any claim which that support can put in to miraculous character—prior to all investigation.
The examples he used, he is right, are not miracles.
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Warfield refutes this theory by noting that factually this is most certainly false as an examination of the apostolic fathers revealed that miracles far from increasing actually completely ceased with the apostles.
Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Page 1 of mitacles Start over Page 1 of 1. Though I didn’t spend much money, I still wish I had looked first on the Internet. He sets out by first refuting a po This is actually a series of lectures given by B.
He provides quite a detailed account of the movement along with a thorough critique, containing lots of original quotes and extensive citation of eye-witness statements, etc. See all 20 reviews. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I am still a Reformed continuationist but this work by Warfield is a MUST for critical discernment of charismatic error.
One of his most interesting observations is the fact that in only very few cases does a saint actually claim to perform miracles or that reports and witnesses of miracles occurred while a saint was still living. 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 coounterfeit over the years, both within the church and without.
Showing of 20 reviews. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The Inspiration and Authority of Bible. But I guess the most important thing which this book has taught me is the true rational behind the cessation of miracles and sign coounterfeit wonders, that miracles intricately and indissolubly tied to divine revelation and apostolic authority as their proper signs, and that naturally once the apostles counterfsit and divine revelation has ceased, so would the countrefeit which were the signs and confirmation of their message.
Ships from and sold by Amazon. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. 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 over the years, both within the church and withou I miraccles the highest admiration for Warfield.
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