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Related Theological Articles by Classical Masters
MASTERS. The following is a selection of classical masters on the free-will/foreknowledge debate. Another reason for not including these here is, again, William Lane Craigand my looking at his The Problem of Divine Foreknowledge and Future Contingents from Aristotleto Suarez(Studies in Intellectual History 7. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1988), which is a masterpiece of condensation and a truly seminal addition to the literature. If you want to understand Augustine’s understanding, go here first.
www.newadvent.org/fathers for the Catholics have the
collection of Church Fathers—a
magnificent collection and one of the internet’s best collection of
Christian classics. Here are a few other sites with
compilations of classics.
Already entire libraries of famous Christians and others are available online. Enterprises like Questia are seeking to put tens of thousands of reference works on line—still for a fee. Even so, thousands of classics and modern works are available for free Perhaps in the distant futureeverything in the Library of Congress and other major libraries will be available for free and accessible to everyone on the planet. How that would changethe world and world’s economy.
Heart of Living God was going to be an appendix on Free-Will v. Predestination, but captured my interest more than just a little ...
Aurelius Augustine (396-430). On Nature and Grace, Against Pelagius:
Contained in One Book, Addressed to Timasius and Jacobus.
Saint Aurelius Augustine (396-430).
The Enchiridion (Handbook) on Faith, Hope and Love.
Saint Aurelius Augustine (396-430). A Treatise on Grace and Free Will: Addressed to Valentinus and the Monks of Adrumetum: Published A.D. 426., 46 articles.
St. Thomas Aquinas (1225?-1274) The Summa
Aquinas (1225-74) - Summa Theologica - Heavenly Virtues
A Careful And Strict Inquiry into The Modern Prevailing Notions Of That
Freedom Of Will:
Which Is Supposed to be Essential to Moral Agency, Virtue and Vice,
Boettner, Loraine. The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination.
as masterpiece of work
as masterpiece of work