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Does God Know What I Will Freely Do? Part 2

| September 6, 2009

Post Author: Bill Pratt Yesterday, I posted on the issue of free will and God’s knowledge of of human free acts in the future.  This is an area the church has grappled with for centuries.  But how do other major worldviews deal with this issue? Most atheists think they can avoid the issue by denying […]

Does God Know What I Will Freely Do? Part 1

| September 5, 2009

Post Author: Bill Pratt Some people get hung up on the idea that God can know, for sure, what I will freely do in the future.  Their argument goes something like this:  if whatever God knows will certainly occur (as virtually all Christians agree), then either I am not free to act or God does […]

What is Molinism?

| December 4, 2008

My young friend, Tyler, asked me recently about Molinism.  Molinism is a doctrine developed by a 16th century theologian, Luis de Molina, that attempted to reconcile the sovereignty of God with man’s free will. Molina posited the idea that God possesses a special kind of knowledge, known as middle knowledge (scientia media), that effectively lets him […]

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