How Reformed Orthodoxy Was Lost

J. A. Turretin’s struggle against the Consensus, in which he achieved victory in 1705, was, therefore, part of an effort for an inclusive Protestant fellowship. He did not press the issues raised in earlier discussions—predestination, imputation of original sin, the presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and so on—but merely dropped them in the interest of unity and a simplified apologetic.

—John W. Beardslee III, “Theological Development at Geneva under Francis and Joan-Alphonse Turretini (1648–1737) (PhD Diss. New Haven: Yale University, 1956), 9.

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