Plucking the TULIP (4) — An Eastern Orthodox Critique of the Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

  Monergism and the Heresy of Monotheletism Much of the Reformed tradition’s Christology and Trinitarian theology came out of the ancient Ecumenical Councils.  There were many gatherings in the early Church.  Many were local councils but the great Councils made decisions that would ensure the wellbeing of the entire Church (hence the name “Ecumenical”).  These gatherings followed the precedent by the Jerusalem Council in Acts 15 and are the fulfillment of Christ’s…