Posts tagged “predestination”

  1. There's a sort of cheerful, self-satisfied superiority about Presbyterianism that runs through the oeuvre of L. M. Montgomery. Her main characters, by and large, are matter-of-fact in their allegiance to the old Scottish denomination. The comic side characters, however, are allowed to get downright judgmental about it. The most notable is probably Miss Cornelia Bryant, who comes to meet Anne and Gilbert when they move to Glen St. Mary in Anne's House of Dreams, “seeing…

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  2. Welcome back to Gabbin' About God, in which Mallory uses her religious background to explain Christian-y things to Nicole. Most recently: the devil. Hi Mallory! Can you drop another knowledge bomb on me? Which Christian denominations believe in predestination, and which believe in free will? And, as a Protestant atheist who was raised Catholic (I know Catholics do the free will thing), how is predestination supposed to work? Why does anyone bother to…

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