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Turretin is especially known as a zealous opponent of the theology of Saumur ( embodied by Moses Amyraut, and called Amyraldism), as an earnest defender of . STEPHEN NICHOLS: We’re in Dr. Sproul’s library again, and this time we’ve pulled Francis Turretin’s three-volume Institutes of Elenctic. About Turretin, he added, “If you want to find sound theology, here it is.” So who is this giant from the past? Francis Turretin spanned most of the.

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The papists affirm, we deny it. It was necessary for a written word to be given to the church that the canon of true religious faith might be constant and unmoved; that it might easily be preserved pure and entire against the weakness of memory, the depravity of men and the shortness of life; that it might be more certainly defended from the frauds and corruptions of Satan; that it might more conveniently not only be sent to the absent and widely separated, but also be transmitted to posterity.

The illustrious author in question cannot deny it, for in the beginning of his Critica Sacra, he says, ‘The first and most ancient Protestants have said that all things should be examined and corrected by the Hebrew text, which they call the purest source All of Life to the Glory of God by C. Turretin’s answer to these 20 questions also give support to the 10 articles of systematic theology of Holy Scriptures found in chapter one of the Westminster Confession of Faith ofthe Savoy Confession of Faith ofand the Baptist Confession of Faith of Turrettini’s teaching of contingency emphasizes the sovereign act of God in the process of conversion, whereas Scotus’s contingency theory blurs it.

Turretin filled the pulpit there for a time.

He is not given to us in order to introduce new revelations, but to impress the written word on our hearts; so that here the word must never be separated from the Spirit. Concerning the establishing of the canon, Turretin quotes the French Confession: We do not speak here of authenticity in the former sense for we do not deny this to versions when they agree with the sourcesbut only in the latter which belongs to fancis sources alone.

Francis Turretin

His Institutio Theologiae Elencticae 3 parts, Franciw, — was the culmination of Reformed scholasticism. As his father lay on his deathbed inthe children were summoned for a parting blessing. We maintain that primarily and principally the Bible is believed by us to be divine on account of itself or the marks impressed upon itnot on account of the church. His last years spent summing up his remarkable career by preparing what he taught and defended for years-Genevan orthodoxy.


François Turrettini

Turretin said the church is called ” the pillar and ground of the trancis ” Since God has seen fit for weighty reasons to commit his word to writing. Matthew McMahon Creationism or Traducianism? The controversy carried on previously with the papists about the authentic edition sufficiently confirms it.

Thus they do not, as such, formally support divine faith as to the words, but materially as to the substance of doctrine expressed in them. In order to lessen the authority and perfection of the Scripturethey teach not only that it is not so very necessary and that the church could do without it, but also that it was not delivered to the church by the express command of God, but only in peculiar circumstances; that Christ neither commanded the apostles to write nor did the apostles think of writing the gospel with a primary intention, but only with a secondary and occasional intention Bellarmine, VD 4.

Our opponents cannot deny this since, when we ask them about the church, they quickly fly to the Scriptures to prove it.

Turretin explains the function of the church in relation to the Scriptures: So God indeed was not bound turretni the Scriptures, but he has bound us to them. Turrettini is especially known as a zealous opponent of tjrretin theology of the Academy of Saumur [2] embodied by Moise Amyraut and called Amyraldianismas an earnest defender of the Calvinistic orthodoxy represented by the Synod of Dort franncis, and as one of the authors of the Helvetic Consensuswhich defended the formulation of predestination from the Synod of Dort and the verbal inspiration of the Bible.

Turrettini distinguishes six kinds of necessity Institutio The secondarily authentic writings are all the copies accurately and faithfully taken from the originals by suitable men Question 3 on Theology Francis Turretin: Turretin said, “Most papists contend that many canonical books turrretin been lost in order that thus they may prove the imperfection of Scripture and the necessity of tradition to supply its defects.

For Turrettini, freedom does not arise from an indifference of the will. He died at la maison Turrettini on Wednesday, September 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The consequence holds good from the preached to the written word because there is the same reason for both and the same arguments which induced the apostles to preach in the native tongue prove the necessity turetin versions Topic 3 Question 1 on God. For the same Spirit who acts objectively in the word by presenting the truth, operates efficiently franciz the heart also by impressing that truth upon our minds. But what will become of this sacred book, if everyone is allowed to wield a censorious pen and play the critic over it, just as over any profane book?


We mean their apographs which are so called because they set forth to us the word of God in the very words of those who wrote under the immediate inspiration of the Holy Spirit. Turretin not only adds much commentary giving historical understanding to these 10 articles, but further expands and strengthens our present faith position in the divine providential preservation of the received text.

Therefore they are not suspended upon any condition outside of God. Turretin said the scripture is necessary framcis Christ to teach fancis, ” Christ is our only teacher in frabcis a sense as that the ministry of the word is not thereby excluded, but necessarily included because now in it only he addresses us and by it instructs us.

Many of Turretin’s arguments in tuurretin section presuppose the church originating as Israel in the Old Testament, and also a rejection of dispensationalism. Institutes of Elenctic Theology.

Not before because Christ would not have passed it over in silence for he does censure the various departures fraancis doctrinenor furretin he bear to use corrupted books The first relates to the necessity of versions ; the second to their authority We hold it to be necessary simply and absolutely, so that the church can never spare franics Hodge’s systematic theology classes. Arguing that no book has perished from the canon, he quoted the testimony of Christ: We trust this review will encourage the reading of the book.

Moreover, the Scotistic ideas about necessity and indifference differ greatly from those of Turrettini. A command is not more efficacious than the inspiration of the things to be written; nor does a faithful ambassador ever depart from his instructions.

Turretin said the scripture is necessary for the Holy Spirit to teach us. We deny against the papists.