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What can one say about Whosoever Will? For starters, the tone of the book was more conciliatory than I expected. That’s not to say that the contributors don’t take firm stands and make strong points. To the contrary, they do. But they do so in a way that doesn’t belittle the intentions and the piety […]

“Calvinists and non-Calvinists agree on the central truths of Christianity and should continue to work cooperatively in the Southern Baptist Convention. Nevertheless, Calvinists are wrong in many of their interpretations of Scripture.” That is the claim of “Whosoever Will: A Biblical and Theological Critique of Five-Point Calvinism,” a new book published by B&H Academic. Many […]

Both books—“Whosoever Will” and “Salvation and Sovereignty”—feature user-friendly indexes of subject, name and Scripture. While the content will stretch readers intellectually, laymen, ministers and theologians will find them informative. – Tammi Reed Ledbetter, Southern Baptist Texan Read the entire review at Southern Baptist Texan…

As I indicated, Reformed theology among Baptists has some fine spokesmen who are unapologetic in their advocacy for their view of theology. The contributors to “Whosoever Will” are equally convinced and ably hold up their side of the discussion. – Gary Ledbetter, Southern Baptist Texan Read the entire review at Southern Baptist Texan…

“There is no more important message in all the world than that contained in John 3:16. The contents of this book will encourage everyone who reads it to keep the balance in proclaiming this verse’s majestic truth.”  —Phil Roberts, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 

“Here are the clarion voices that are crystalline clear about one of the most important issues of our day.  This scholarly work with pastoral practicality gives great guidance through a thorny issue. I encourage every pastor to read this book.”  —Mac Brunson, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida. 

“A much needed corrective to the contemporary rise of Calvinism especially among young Christians; it presents a scholarly, biblically accurate and reasonable case against radical Reformed theology.”    —Roger E. Olson, professor of Theology, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 

“Exploring issues from a biblical, historical, philosophical, and theological perspective, the contributors to Whosoever Will have put forward an alternative to the Calvinist model of the doctrine of salvation within Baptist life.” 
—David S. Dockery, president, Union University 

“All who wish to consider seriously the role of Calvinism in Baptist life today can find stimulation in these pages, which in turn invite further discussion and dialogue.”   —James Leo Garrett, distinguished professor of Theology, emeritus, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

“I believe you will see the spirit of Christ from page to page . . . this book . . . was never intended to bash those of a different persuasion, but rather be part of an ongoing Southern Baptist dialogue that is building bridges.” —Johnny Hunt, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Georgia, and […]