The cessation of the charismataPatristic and mediaeval marvelsRoman Catholic miraclesIrvingite giftsFaith-healingMind-cure. Counterfeit Miracles has 66 ratings and 6 reviews. Dominic said: This is actually a series of lectures given by B.B. Warfield, a key figure in conservati. The Banner of Truth Trust, , pgs. Summary: A series of lectures on counterfeit miracles given in to The book is divided up.

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This is actually a series of lectures given by B. Having grown up with a charismatic background, I enjoyed the depth of detail in this book. Overall, although the language is a bit ponderous and careful, but a readable work and not dull at all, especially when in the course of prodding through these difficult matters, one would be occasionally treated to some snide humour and wit.

The last section on the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy of the Christian Science movement was especially interesting to me, though it was all informative.

Every time I read him I am impressed with his scholarship, his grasp of the field he is currently looking at, and the clarity with which he presents himself. Thanks for telling us about the problem. StevevetS rated it it was amazing Oct 07, May 30, Douglas Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: However, Warfield notes that there are some very interesting and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Augustine and some of the pagan miracle tales which has already existed before, which doubtlessly points to a convenient co-opting of pagan miracle stories by Christians as the Christian faith became much more widespread which was somewhat uncritically recorded down by St B.b.warfielr.


Cory Spackman rated it liked it Aug 27, This book is no different. However, once the mirac,es died, divine revelation ceased with them and so did the need to perform signs and wonders to confirm their apostolic office and divine revelation.

Miraclee Sicks rated it b.b.warfidld was amazing Mar 31, Mkracles with This Book. The Banner of Truth Trust,pgs. Of course, I should have already have known this when Calvin in his introduction to his Institutes, refuted his Catholic’s opponent’s claim to orthodoxy by citing the many miracles which has occurred among them by pointing that his doctrine too was confirmed by many miracles and signs and wonders, the miracles and signs and wonders of the Apostles, which Calvin of course does claim to teach faithfully.

Oct 25, Dominic Foo rated it really liked it. Frank Gantz rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Once the apostolic message was written the the miracles ceased. A series of lectures on counterfeit miracles given in to There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I always learn something from Warfield.

Counterfeit Miracles

But I guess the most important thing which this book has taught me is the true rational behind the cessation of miracles and sign and wonders, that miracles intricately and indissolubly tied to divine revelation and apostolic authority as their proper signs, and that naturally once the apostles died and divine revelation has ceased, so would the miracles which were the signs and confirmation of their message.

Paperbackpages. Thus, it is coumterfeit the miracles which is the evidence of orthodoxy but orthodoxy countegfeit is the evidence of the miracles. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield

Don Bryant rated it liked it Oct 14, Trivia About Counterfeit Miracles. Warfield refutes mkracles theory by noting that factually this is most certainly false as an examination of the apostolic fathers revealed that miracles far from increasing actually completely ceased with the apostles.

Thus, only the apostles could grant the power to perform miracles upon their disciples as a sign and confirmation of the divine revelation to which they have been entrusted and to their apostleship.

Aug 09, Logan rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. Books by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. Warfield also notes that this age of the massive proliferation of miracles has its origin not in the Christian faith but simply in democratisation of the faith fusing into the pagan world because imracles the fact that the heretics, like the donatist, soon claimed to be able to perform miracles too in aid of their theological cause, which miracles St Augustine refuses to accept as authentic.

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The book is divided up into six chapters: Feb 18, Victor Chininin rated it it was ok. Michael Pagan rated it it was amazing Jun 24, He also makes the important point from Deut Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield usually known as B.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Warfield, a key figure in conservative American Presbyterianism.