Ping-Pong Evangelicals and Middle Knowledge

Paul Helm blogs monthly and substantively. The latest entry concerns the question of God’s so-called “middle knowledge” (MK) (media scientia). He writes, I’ve heard it said that many Calvinist writers currently favour some form of the doctrine of middle knowledge. I’ve also . . . Continue reading →

On Middle Knowledge: Classic Reformed Definitions of the Key Terms

Here are definitions of the basic terms of the discussion. The definitions are drawn from Richard A. Muller, Dictionary of Latin and Greek Theological Terms Drawn Principally from Protestant Scholastic Theology (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1985). The English term “middle knowledge” is a . . . Continue reading →

Voetius Contra Middle Knowledge

From the points which have been so far upheld against middle knowledge it is clear that the whole difficulty in the present controversy reduces to this one point: Could free conditioned things, from eternity indifferent by nature to futurition or nonfuturition, have . . . Continue reading →

In Defense Of Labels

Imagine going to a supermarket where none of the groceries was labeled and where none of the aisles was marked. For that matter, imagine trying to figure out which of the buildings in the strip mall is the grocery or telling one . . . Continue reading →