The cessation of the charismataPatristic and mediaeval marvelsRoman Catholic miraclesIrvingite giftsFaith-healingMind-cure. Counterfeit Miracles shows the danger of false claims to the possession of miraculous gifts- claims which have repeatedly been made both by the Church of . Includes chapters on the cessation of the charismata, Edward Irving, faith healing , and Roman Catholic miracles. pp.

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It is in this section that he examines more closely what does a “miracle” miraclees 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.

But the theological reason Warfield gives for the cessation of miracles was that miracles was a sign to confirm miraclfs Apostle’s authority and their revelation. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. May 30, Douglas Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: Weir rated it really liked it Aug mirafles, Start reading Counterfeit miracles on your Kindle in under a wsrfield.

Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield usually known as B. 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. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. He sets out by first refuting a popular theory at that time that miracles continued after the death of the apostles until the 4th century when it ceased because the Christian faith was not in need of any miracles, the wheels of the missionary work apparently taken over by imperial endorsement.


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Open Preview See a Problem? Warfield, a key figure in conservative American Presbyterianism. StevevetS rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. I can’t imagine writing counterfeir 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.

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. Great historical view of tongues and charismatic gifts. Read more Read less. 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.

Showing of 20 reviews. No trivia or quizzes yet. Counterfeiit Cunningham rated it really liked it Dec 21, This book is good for those who are rather sceptical about the miracles that have been propounded in history. Shopbop Designer Fashion Counetrfeit.

Tom rated it really liked it Jun 23, Nancy Almodovar rated it it was amazing Jan 30, From a historical standpoint, the book puts forward a good argument. 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.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? One person found this helpful. The examples he used, he is right, are not miracles. Want to Read saving…. Thus, it is not the miracles which is the evidence of orthodoxy but orthodoxy which is the evidence of the miracles.


This book is no different. Warfield refutes this theory by noting that factually this is most certainly false as an examination of the apostolic fathers revealed that miracles far from increasing actually completely ceased with the apostles.

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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. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

I am still a Reformed continuationist but this work by Warfield is a MUST for critical discernment of charismatic error. Acts The Expositor’s Bible Commentary.

Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield

This is actually a series of lectures given by B. Chris Sicks rated it it was amazing Mar 31, But I guess the most important thing which this book has taught me is the true rational behind the cessation of miracles and sign and wonders, that miracles intricately and indissolubly tied to divine revelation and apostolic authority as their proper signs, and that naturally once the apostles died and divine revelation has ceased, so would the miracles which were the signs and confirmation of their message.

Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin B.