Man-Centered Rhetorical Device

In an article entitled Why Does John Piper Misrepresent Evangelical Arminianism?, the author points out that Calvinists resort to rhetorical devices in order to boaster their claims:

The other interpretation both Calvinists and Arminians would disagree with and that is “man-centered” means that the entire plan of salvation was brought about by the will of man and that he does something significant in himself to make salvation happen. That kind of “man-centered” soteriology is clearly rejected by Arminians. So one is left wondering what point there is in claiming Arminianism is “man-centered” unless it’s only being used as a rhetorical device.

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