Sorry, Dr. Beeke. You just polluted the Bible with Eastern, New Age and occultic traditions. It doesn’t mix.
It is difficult to believe that any professing Christian could ever be deceived into thinking that ‘Soul Recreation’, written by Tom Schwanda deserved their glowing commendation. And yet this is exactly what [new calvinist] Dr Joel Beeke has done by posting the following recommendation on his Reformation Heritage Books website! (Link to RHB website)
“While mystical ideas must always be sifted with biblical discernment, it is undeniable that the Reformed and Puritan tradition contains a richly experiential emphasis on delighting in God through Christ. Tom Schwanda has done us a great service in probing that tradition in this study of Isaac Ambrose in his historical context. He offers a nuanced explanation of Ambrose’s view of being ravished with Christ, the Bridegroom of the church. He . . . encourages evangelicals to return to our Reformed roots in order to grow in authentic spirituality.”
—Joel R. Beeke-President…
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