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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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Ray Cannata rated it really liked it Apr 05, A rich and key document that has been giving charismatics faith crises for a hundred years. Don Bryant rated it liked it Oct 14, Joe rated it it was amazing Feb 09, He moves on to discuss the many miracles in Catholicism, stigmata, Virgin’s milk, relics, etc, paying careful attention to the details miracoes their reports, the witnesses, etc, peppering his examination with dry humour and sly comments.

Open Preview See a Problem? Brandon rated it really liked it Mar 30, Write a customer review. Cory Spackman rated it liked it Aug 27, Thus, only the apostles could grant the power to perform miracles upon their disciples as a sign and confirmation of the divine revelation to which they have been entrusted and to their apostleship.

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Counterfeit Miracles by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield

It is a highly informative and thorough study and examination of the phenomenon of miracles from the time of Christ to his immediate present mirafles whereby coounterfeit refutes that miracles continues to occur today but has effectively ceased with the closure of the Apostolic age.

Books by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. One person found this helpful. Jacob Henri Dufresne rated it it was amazing Sep 30, 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.


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 counterfeiit saying.

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The last section on the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy of the Christian Science movement was especially interesting to me, though it was all informative. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Tom rated it really liked it Jun 23, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I can’t imagine writing with 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 withou I have the highest admiration for Warfield.

Of course, I should have already have known this when Calvin in his introduction to his Institutes, refuted his Catholic’s opponent’s claim to orthodoxy by citing the many miracles which has occurred among them by pointing that his doctrine too was confirmed by many miracles and signs and wonders, the miracles and signs and wonders of the Apostles, which Calvin of course does claim to teach faithfully.

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.


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.

Counterfeit miracles

Want to Read saving…. From a historical standpoint, the book puts forward a good argument. The examples he used, he is right, are not miracles. Warfield is a fascinating writer. Countegfeit, a key figure in conservative American Presbyterianism. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign wadfield. He also couterfeit the miraculous events surrounding a group of 19th century charismatics, the Irvingist, complete with prophesies, speaking in tongues, healings, etc, but which movement has more or less died when the prophesies have failed to come to pass.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It is in this section that he examines more closely what does a “miracle” mean 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.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for wwarfield Web. I can’t imagine writing with 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.

Douglas Adu-Boahen rated it it was amazing Mar 13, On the Cessation of the Charismata: