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To: lockeliberty
Correct, but the question here is the mode of knowledge. Special Revelation is, to the Reformed Christian, Scripture.

General Revelation is known how? By right reason? By instinct? The Catholic would say the former.

37 posted on 07/31/2003 9:18:41 AM PDT by wideawake (God bless our brave soldiers and their Commander in Chief)
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To: wideawake
General Revelation is known how? By right reason? By instinct? The Catholic would say the former.

Yes, that's exactly the difference between Catholic Natural theology and Reformed Natural theology. Being Reformed means not trusting reason because of the noetic effect of sin. Any knowledge we have outside of scripture is a priori knowledge which comes from God.

77 posted on 07/31/2003 12:30:57 PM PDT by lockeliberty (Semper Reformanda)
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