An Interview with Oliver Crisp (Deviant Calvinism)

Article by   October 2014
This is Deviant Calvinism week. The author of this new book is Oliver Crisp and I'm delighted and incredibly grateful that he has taken the the time to be pestered with some questions about his new work. We have also provided a review of the book by Ref21 stalwart, Paul Helm. continue

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