“Dr. Duncan took up a book of hymns, and read one of Charles Wesley’s.
‘I wonder how Charles Wesley could write that and be an Arminian. I believe his heart was according to the hymn, and the theology that would have corresponded with it is Calvinism’
” (John M. Brentnall, Just A Talker: Sayings of John (‘Rabbi’) Duncan, p. 255).
There is a tolerant Calvinist handbook (or playbook), and Doctor Dunc enunciates a customary paragraph from one of its hackneyed pages.