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Arminius and His Declaration of Sentiments: An Annotated Translation with Introduction and Theological Commentary

ISBN: 9781602585690

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With this first direct translation of ArminiusDeclaration of Sentiments into English from the original Dutch, W. Stephen Gunter weaves expert translation with valuable notes and theological commentary. Gunter’s introduction situates this overlooked but critically important work within its rich historical context and includes a clear, illuminating discussion of the debate over predestination. What emerges is an enlightening portrait of Arminius that challenges modern misconceptions about one of the most significant sixteenth-century theologians.

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For more resources on Arminius, check out The Life and Works of Arminius (4 vols.).

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  • Presents an updated English translation of Arminius’ Declaration of Sentiments
  • Includes contextual notes and theological commentary
  • Provides insight into the historical roots of the modern debate over predestination
  • The Life and Times of Arminius
    • Early Years
    • Student Years, 1576–1587
    • Amsterdam Pastor (1587–1603) and the “First Arminian Controversy”
    • The Leiden Years: A Prelude to the Declaration
  • Declaration of Sentiments
    • A Personal History
    • The Theological Declaration
    • The Call for a National Synod
  • A Theological Postscript
    • The Evangelical, Practical Theology of Jacob Arminius

Top Highlights

“The teaching is that God wills first to damn, and then in order to accomplish this, God wills to create.” (Page 114)

“God is the author of sin, as can be demonstrated by four arguments:” (Page 119)

“To one who believes, faith is imputed for righteousness by grace” (Page 149)

No longer having to rely on an archaic translation of a translation, English readers are now one step closer to the historical Arminius with this definitive translation of and commentary on his most important treatise.

—Keith Stanglin, associate professor, Austin Graduate School of Theology

W. Stephen Gunter is associate dean for Methodist studies and research professor of evangelism and Wesleyan studies at Duke Divinity School. He is author, coauthor, or editor of six books, including Considering the Great Commission: Evangelism and Mission in the Wesleyan Spirit, John Wesley and the Netherlands, and The Quotable Mr. Wesley.


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