400 years after Dort: Why does the human-centric view of salvation persist?

Further study

The Articles of the Synod of Dort, Thomas Scott

The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination, Loraine Boettner

The Canons of Dordt, R. Scott Clark

Living for God’s Glory: An Introduction to Calvinism, Joel Beeke

The Practical Implications of Calvinism, Albert N. Martin

The Grace of Godliness: An Introduction to Doctrine and Piety in the Canons of Dort, Matthew Barrett

Revisiting the Synod of Dordt (1618-1619), edited by Aza Goudriaan and Fred van Lieburg

Expository Sermons on the Canons of Dort, Cornelis Pronk

But for the Grace of God: An Exposition of the Canons of Dort, Cornelius P. Venema

The Deeper Faith: An Exposition of the Canons of the Synod of Dort, Gordon Girod

The Voice of Our Fathers: An Exposition of the Canons of Dordrecht, Homer Hoeksema

The British Delegation and the Synod of Dort (1618-1619), edited by Anthony Milton

Unspeakable Comfort: Commentary on the Canons of Dort, Peter G. Feenstra

TULIP: The Five Points of Calvinism in the Light of Scripture, Duane Edward Spencer

The Five Points of Calvinism: A Study Guide, Edwin H. Palmer

What’s So Great about the Doctrines of Grace?, Richard Phillips

Augustine on Election: The Birth of an Article of Faith, Erik de Boer

From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective, edited by David Gibson and Jonathan Gibson

For Us and for Our Salvation: ‘Limited Atonement’ in the Bible, Doctrine, History, and Ministry, Lee Gatiss

To the Ends of the Earth: Calvin’s Missional Vision and Legacy, Michael A. G. Haykin and C. Jeffrey Robinson Sr.

Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens, William Carey

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer

An Antidote Against Arminianism, or, A Treatise to Enervate and Confute All The Five Points Of it, Christopher Ness

What Is Calvinism? or the Confession of Faith, in Harmony with the Bible and Common Sense, in a Series of Dialogues between a Presbyterian Minister and a Young Convert, William D. Smith

Letters to a Young Calvinist: An Invitation to the Reformed Tradition, James K.A. Smith

For Calvinism, Michael Horton

Calvinist, documentary by Les Lanphere

The Synod of Dort, W. Robert Godfrey

Overview of the Seventeenth Century, Nicholas R. Needham

The Most Difficult Doctrine of DortDaniel R. Hyde

Why Must God’s Justice Be Satisfied?, Daniel R. Hyde

How Sufficient Was Jesus’ Satisfaction?, Daniel R. Hyde

Can We Preach to All People?, Daniel R. Hyde

What Did the Father Intend on the Cross?, Daniel R. Hyde

For Whom Did Christ Die?, Daniel R. Hyde

Are There Really Five Points of Calvinism?, Daniel R. Hyde

The Grace of Predestination, Daniel R. Hyde

Protestant Creeds and Confessions, Ryan Reeves

Augustine’s Doctrine of the Bondage of the Will, Monergism.com

The Bondage of the Will, Martin Luther

“De Servo Arbito,” On the Enslaved Will, Martin Luther

Human Nature in its Fourfold State, Thomas Boston

Chosen by God, R.C. Sproul

Chosen by God, teaching series by R.C. Sproul

What Is Reformed Theology?, R.C. Sproul

What Is Reformed Theology?, teaching series by R.C. Sproul

John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine & Doxology, edited by Burk Parsons

The Legacy of John Calvin: His Influence on the Modern World, David W. Hall

Tributes to John Calvin: A Celebration of His Quincentenary, The Calvin 500 Series, David W. Hall

John Calvin: Reformer for the 21st Century, William Stacy Johnson

The History and Character of Calvinism, John T. McNeill

Calvin on Scripture and Divine Sovereignty, John Murray

Calvinus Sacrae Scripturae Professor: Calvin as Confessor of Holy Scripture, edited by Wilhelm H. Neuser

Calvin and the Consolidation of the Genevan Reformation, William G. Naphy

The Fundamental Principles of Calvinism, H. Henry Meeter

Divine Will and Human Choice: Freedom, Contingency, and Necessity in Early Modern Reformed Thought, Richard A. Muller

God’s Glory in Salvation through Judgment: A Biblical Theology, James M. Hamilton Jr.

New resources published since this piece

Saving the Reformation: The Pastoral Theology of the Canons of Dort, W. Robert Godfrey

Grace Worth Fighting For: Recapturing the Vision of God’s Grace in the Canons of Dort, Daniel R. Hyde

Grace Defined and Defended: What a 400-Year-Old Confession Teaches Us about Sin, Salvation, and the Sovereignty of God, Kevin DeYoung

Five New Points of Old Heresy, Burk Parsons

Five Main Points of Doctrine, Cornelis P. Venema

The Piety of Dort, Joel Beeke

The Reason for Dort, W. Robert Godfrey

The Dutch Reformed in North America, Daniel R. Hyde


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