Daily Archives: 14/06/2013

Mine to foreknow, yours to find out

Peter Hickman asked a couple of times about my own views on divine sovereignty and human free-will on theĀ Freedom and Autonomy threads. I deliberately refrained from answering there, because the purpose of that series was to show how much the thing became an issue through the introduction of a non-biblical but addictive concept of human free-will and liberty during the Renaissance. I argued that, starting in a small way with the Arminian controversy, that new concept has gradually taken much modern theology badly off-course since, until the whole structure of Christianity has been transformed. I still believe that is an important challenge, and hope you read the series purely with … Continue reading

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