Did The Galatian Judiazers Love The Lord?: This And Other Embarassing Questions That Polemics Raises

Thursday, 09 Aug 2007

Odium theologium is a rather ugly sounding Latin expression that was used in days gone by to refer to the bitter doctrinal rivalries that were fairly common among theologians of all stripes. These ardent polemical debates did at times degenerate into acrimonious personal attacks. Because of this we are prone-living as we like to assume in a kinder and gentler time-to dismiss the need for polemics simply because the language used in such clashes strikes us as so offensive. Unfortunately, as Robert D. Preus points out, some people mistakenly conclude that there is some inevitable connection between ...

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