How Christians Fall Into Heresy

   From its earliest history the church has been vexed by heresy.  We often wonder, why do heresies exist?  Paul, writing to the Corinthians, said: “For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you” (1 Cor. 11: 19).  That is, heresies exist for the trial…

The Logic of Full Preterism (Part 3)

   In our last two articles of Preterist logic, we have discussed the basic and fundamental difference between two methods of interpretation– between a priori and a posteriori reasoning.  We have been brought to the conclusion that Full Preterism relies essentially on a priori logic.  That is, it requires the formation of generalities, which often…

The Logic of Full Preterism (Part 2)

   In my previous article on Preterist logic, I disclosed the basic method of reasoning which Full Preterists use to arrive at their conclusions. Their prevalent mode is a priori, or deductive. This rests on general assumptions, and is opposed to a posteriori, or inductive, reasoning, which rests on facts and experience. A main characteristic…

The Logic of Full Preterism

  “Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord” (Isaiah 1: 18). ****************     In previous articles, I have mentioned that Full Preterism demands a priori reasoning.  This means that it is deductive– proceeding from cause to effect, or from an assumption to its logical conclusion.  The disadvantage of such reasoning is that…