Re: Reading Genesis theologically NOT historically (was Re: [asa] (introducing... sin) "Evolutionary Creation" book comments)

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <>
Date: Tue Oct 06 2009 - 09:38:03 EDT

On 10/2/09, Murray Hogg <> wrote:
"Calvinists (crudely speaking) think of spiritual enlightenment coming
AFTER the moment of repentance whereas Wesley (again, crudely
speaking) thought of spiritual enlightenment coming BEFORE the moment
of repentance."

Speaking only for myself, if that's what Calvin believed, then (as a
Presbterian) I do not follow him. But it seems to me to be an
unimportant point.

Question: Does (to you) the word "repentance" mean simply "turning
from" or does it mean "turning from with remorse?" Or something else?

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