Triston sent this comment by email and I thought I would pass it on. It brings back memories of days past when I would spend hours day after day debating theological issues such as determinism and free will (usually framed as Calvinism and Arminianism in Christian circles).
Say, if anybody wants to throw out a comment about determinism (predestination, Calvinism, unconditional election, etc.) and/or free will (does God limit his control?), feel free. I’d be glad to throw in my thoughts at points and respond to comments.
Triston’s comment is in reference to a post from a few days ago: http://derek4messiah.wordpress.com/2008/11/20/limits-of-knowledge-brilliant-ben-witherington-comments/
I wanted to comment to your recent comments on Calvinism, but since I