Storms Of Providence

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The Storms of Providence surveys and critiques Calvinism, Arminianism, and Open Theism as models of the divine-world relationship. Further, the book defends a modified version of traditional Arminianism. The author contends that the most theologically and philosophically sound model of the divine-world relationship is one that affirms that human actions are free and not divinely determined, even while asserting that God has complete knowledge of the future.
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Overview

The Storms of Providence surveys and critiques Calvinism, Arminianism, and Open Theism as models of the divine-world relationship. Further, the book defends a modified version of traditional Arminianism. The author contends that the most theologically and philosophically sound model of the divine-world relationship is one that affirms that human actions are free and not divinely determined, even while asserting that God has complete knowledge of the future.
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Religious Studies
The Storms of Providence' is a brief, informed, well-organized, and mostly clear entry into the discussion from an Arminian perspective.
— Dale Tuggy, SUNY Fredonia
Religious Studies - Dale Tuggy
'The Storms of Providence' is a brief, informed, well-organized, and mostly clear entry into the discussion from an Arminian perspective.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761827375
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 12/23/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael D. Robinson is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Cumberland College, Kentucky.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Plotting the Course and Gathering the Supplies Chapter 3 Charting the waters of Calvinism Chapter 4 Charting the Waters of Arminianism Chapter 5 Charting the Waters of Open Theism Chapter 6 Navigating the Storm I: Steering Toward the Biblical Lighthouse Chapter 7 Navigating the Storm II: Sailing with the Winds of Logic Chapter 8 Caring for the Crew Chapter 9 Epilogue: Safe at Port? Chapter 10 Bibliography Chapter 11 Index
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