Now we have none of those, even for the NT. On the other hand, we know for a fact there were Puritans who believed in grace and tolerance in love. I cannot recommend her book enough to people who are confused about comp teaching and scripture. More and more I feel that unwholesome speech is lying, slander, aggression etc. Also humans like gardens, trees, parklands, all contributing to a nice habitat for small animals. The theology underlying purity balls is really quite disturbing.
But I have so many notes in them, I keep them close by. I tend to use an online interlinear for study. Run a mile and a half in 10 minutes. Move into an apartment. Then, reading about the Puritans, I found this in their Wikipedia page:
Opera singer Mario Lanza’s childhood home demolished in South Philly
It is important to realise that during the Interrregnum England was not a theocracy, but rather subject to a Parliament dominated by non-conformist Protestants and the Army. Up to that point the English had been largely Protestant, especially since the Spanish Armada had associated Catholicism with foreign aggression. I cannot even begin to comprehend how you got this out of the preceding discussion. For others, it was the entire sacral system imposed by the gov church. Had Roment not run for office and Christians acted so snotty, I might not have come across that quote!!
I am not a proponent of nouthetic counseling. Anon 1 — they might have wanted power to reform the C of E, but that meant temporal power as well as ecclesiastical. The Calvinist as I understand the question do not believe man has a choice in his salvation. I doubt Piper has thought much about Luther at all, or as anything more than a parenthesis prior to the Arrival of Le Calvin. This was my first introduction to the Vision Forum crowd. Whenever my family gets together we call it the Land of the Giants reunion. Or are they too busy trying to get on the platform with him?