In discussing the diversity of Christian views on the ordo salutis, Olson examines a “secondpair” of Christian perspectives: the Roman Catholic and the Protestant. Which of the following best represents the Roman Catholic view of the ordo salutis?
Olson notes that, while Protestants may disagree on aspects of salvation, all Protestants agree on the concept of justification. Which of the following best represents what Olson says all Protestants agree on regarding justification?
Tertullian speaks of salvation as the “fruit of repentance.” Which of the following best represents what Tertullian means when he says that salvation is the “fruit of repentance”?
Olson describes what he calls “Christian Synergism,” as taught by Erasmus, Arminius, and Wesley. He states that Christian Synergism is not Semi-Pelagian. Which of the following best represents Olson’s reasoning for denying that Christian Synergism is in any way Semi-Pelagian?
According to Olson, the Reformers and the Arminian Remonstrants sought to answer the paradox of salvation in two different ways. The Reformers emphasized ________ _______ to the point that they seemed to ignore ________ _________. The Arminian Remonstrants emphasized human agency and affirmed ________ ______. [Select the answer below that correctly fills in each blank. Each blank represents one word in the possible answers given below.]
Olson discusses a number of diverse Christian views about the atonement of Christ. Which of the following best represents the view defended by John Calvin?
Olson discusses a number of views of the cross as a sacrifice, a conquest, or an example of love. He then states that one belief about Christ’s atonement is absolutely necessary to the gospel itself. Which of the following best represents that one necessary belief?
Olson discusses Augustine’s rejection of Pelagius’ view original sin. What false view of salvation results if we accept Pelagius’ denial of original sin?
Olson insists that the unity of view of the result Christ’s death includes two crucial aspects. Which of the following best represents the two aspects of the result of Christ’s death that Olson emphasizes?
Olson discusses a number of diverse Christian views about the atonement of Christ. Which of the following best represents the view defended by Martin Luther during the Protestant Reformation?