Debatable: Why Are There Calvinist Baptists But No Lutheran Baptists?

Debatable: Why Are There Calvinist Baptists But No Lutheran Baptists?

Editors' note: “Debatable” is a TGC feature in which we briefly summarize debates and discussions going on within the evangelical community. The Issue – What does it mean to be a Calvinist in a Baptist denomination? And why are there no 'Lutheran Baptists'? Several evangelicals from various Reformed traditions have recently debated those questions.  Opening Remarks – After hearing about the controversy over Calvinism in the Southern Baptist Convention, David Koyzis, a professor of political science at Redeemer University College in Ontario, Canada, asks why there are Calvinist Baptists but no 'Lutheran' Baptists: From a historical vantage point, the reason for … Continue reading Debatable: Why Are There Calvinist Baptists But No Lutheran Baptists?