Amyraldianism (following the teaching of Amyraldus/Amyraut) is often portrayed as a balanced alternative to both Calvinism and Arminianism. This article reviews the publication Christ for the World: Affirming Amyraldianism. This book is an Amyraldian commentary on developments in Reformed theology after the Synod of Dort. The accusation is made that Reformed theology teaches a love of God that is limited, and inhibits evangelism. Macleod responds to these accusations by reflecting on the actual character of biblical evangelism, the Reformed commitment to universal mission and also the free offer of the gospel. He further analyzes the appeal to a dual understanding of the divine will and to its use of the distinction between the natural and moral inability of [man. In the last section of the article, the author reflects on the influence of Amyraldianism on modern Scottish Presbyterianism.
Source: Evangelical Quarterly, 2009. 20 pages.