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Hard Questions of the Faith


Jan 04 2008
03:11 pm

@anton that is not a story calvin misquotes augustine in the the institutes. augustine says in his confessions something to the effect of it is wrongly said that god created hell for the curious. augustine was talking about curiosity and its place in xnity, he wanted to encourage it – at least he did during the period in which he wrote the confessions. calvin picked up the saying from augustine’s work and misquoted it and then centuries of calvin reading peoples have perpetuated the misquote….