Sunday, February 26, 2012

"We are not personally acquainted with the writings of John Calvin, nor are we certain how nearly we agree with his views of divine truth; neither do we care."

     The two early nineteenth-century Kentucky revivalists Robert Marshall and J. Thompson in response to criticism (presumably Reformed), as quoted by Mark A. Noll in The scandal of the evangelical mind (Grand Rapids, MI:  William B. Eerdmans Company, 1994), 63, quoting Nathan O. Hatch, The democratization of American Christianity (New Haven, CT:  Yale University Press, 1989), 174.

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