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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. Includes chapters on the cessation of the charismata, Edward Irving, faith healing , and Roman Catholic miracles. pp.

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A very thorough argument for the cessationist position. English Choose a language for shopping. Warfield was professor of theology at Princeton Seminary from to Customers who bought this item also bought.

No proposition clearly perceived counterreit be false, however, can possibly be validated to us by any miracle whatever; and the perception of the proposition as clearly false relieves us at once from the duty of examining into the miraculous character of its alleged support and invalidates any claim which that warfjeld can put in to miraculous character—prior to all investigation. Counterfeif is well worth the read. But even then Warfield notes that Augustine’s opinion on miracles went through a slow development, from a hesitant report in the early part of his theological career to a much more certain endorsement later on.

Having said that, I didn’t agree with everything he wrote in this thesis, but if you have the time it is a worthwhile read. Warfield, a key figure in conservative American Presbyterianism.

Counterfeit miracles

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The Banner of Truth Trust,pgs. I am still a Reformed continuationist but this work by Warfield is a MUST for critical discernment of charismatic error. This is actually a series of lectures given by B. One person found this helpful. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He provides quite a detailed account of the movement along with a thorough critique, containing lots of original quotes and extensive citation of eye-witness statements, etc.


Great historical view of tongues and charismatic gifts. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is quite an interesting read with an attention historical detail and first-person accounts and academic referencing to various experts, theological, historical and medical, which is truly impressive.

Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield

None of the apostolic fathers claimed to have performed any miracles and their record or witness of miracles were extremely scarce, most of them gesturing counterreit the miracles performed during the apostle’s time and none contemporary to themselves. A rich and key document that has been giving charismatics faith crises mriacles a hundred years. The last section on the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy of migacles Christian Science movement was especially interesting to me, though it was all informative.

Thus, it is not the miracles which is the evidence of orthodoxy but orthodoxy which is the evidence of the miracles. David Johnston rated it it was amazing Aug 04, The Inspiration and Authority of Bible.

Warfield was thorough about the more frequent fake miracles up to the time he wrote this.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I can’t imagine writing with authority on as many subjects as he did, and here he particularly applies himself to the historical understanding of miracles and the many imitations and claims to miracles that have been made over the years, both within the church and withou I have the highest admiration for Warfield.

He moves on to discuss the many miracles in Catholicism, stigmata, Virgin’s milk, relics, etc, paying careful attention to the details of their reports, the witnesses, etc, peppering his counterefit with dry humour and sly comments. He begins, well, at the beginning, with the New Testament and the apostolic age.

Counterfeit Miracles

Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield usually known as B. Though I didn’t spend much money, I still wish I had looked first on the Internet. Read reviews that mention spiritual gifts cessation of the charismata new testament historical evidence polemic on post-biblical must read protestant polemic charismata coungerfeit counterfeit miracles post-biblical miracles book is warfield god church cessationism miraculous apostles argument miracle scripture today.


I can’t imagine writing with authority on as many subjects as he did, and here he particularly applies himself to the historical understanding of miracles and the many imitations and claims to miracles that have been made over the years, both within the church and without.

Feb 18, Victor Chininin rated it it was ok. Occasional miracles would not validate the unscriptural claims to charismata in the modern church, but would allow for some events to be miraculous rather than merely providential. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Books by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. It is in this section that he examines more closely what does a “miracle” mean whereby he distinguishes what occurs “immediately” without passage of time or use of means, and healings which occur upon prayer and use of God given means of medicine and doctors which he accepts.

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Cory Spackman rated it liked jiracles Aug 27, Thus, only the apostles could grant the power to perform miracles counterrfeit their disciples as a sign and confirmation of the divine revelation to which they have been entrusted and to their apostleship. This is why after the apostolic age, performance of miracles virtually disappeared and reports of them dramatically dropped, that is, until the later patristic age.

Very dense and hard to scratch the surface if youre not willing to sit at the feet of Warfield and dig deep and think hard about what he is saying. Showing of 20 reviews.