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Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism

William Lane Craig

Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism

Omniscience (Brill"s Studies in Intellectual History)

by William Lane Craig

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • God (Theology),
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • History: World,
  • Theism,
  • Omniscience,
  • History,
  • God,
  • Free will and determinism,
  • Future contingents (Logic),
  • God (Christianity)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076165M
    ISBN 109004092501
    ISBN 109789004092501

    There are four major views on divine foreknowledge that attempt to explain the extent to which God’s knowledge of the future reaches; Open Theism, Simple Foreknowledge, Molinism, and Calvinism. These four views are explained throughout the book “Divine Foreknowledge” written by Gregory A. Boyd- Open Theism, David Hunt- Simple.


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The book surveys and critically assesses the contemporary debate over the possibility of divine foreknowledge of future human free acts, drawing upon related discussions of a wide variety of topics such as logical fatalism, multivalent logic, backward causation, precognition, time travel, relativity theory, Newcomb's Problem, and middle : $ Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience Series: Is divine foreknowledge compatible with human freedom and (2) How can God foreknow future free acts.

the Will of Man () The book surveys and critically assesses the contemporary debate over the possibility of divine foreknowledge of future human free Cited by: Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) The ancient problem of fatalism, more particularly theological fatalism, has resurfaced with surprising vigour in the second half of the twentieth century/5.

Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience. The ancient problem of fatalism, more particularly theological fatalism, has resurfaced with surprising vigour in the second half of the twentieth century.

The ancient problem of fatalism, more particularly theological fatalism, has resurfaced with surprising vigour in the second half of the twentieth century. Two questions predominate in the debate: (1) Is divine foreknowledge compatible with human freedom and (2) How can God foreknow future free acts?Cited by: Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom (The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience).

WILLIAM LANE CRAIG. Leiden: E.J. Brill, Pp. xiii, William Lane Craig's Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom is a welcome ad-dition to the recent literature on the divine attribute of omniscience (which in-cludes such books as Jonathan's Kvanvig's The.

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search results for this author. William Lane 5/5(1). Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience The ancient problem of fatalism, more particularly theological fatalism, has resurfaced with surprising vigor in the second half of the twentieth century.

Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) | William Lane Craig | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Therefore, divine foreknowledge is incompatible with divine freedom.

He then spells out four consequences of this conclusion: (i) God is not omnipotent, (ii) God’s intrinsic goodness cannot be explained in terms of the goodness of His acts, (iii) God cannot be.

The seeming paradox of Divine omniscience and human free will has concerned Christian thinkers for centuries. Medieval theologian Boethius offers two descriptions of omniscience which he claims solve this dilemma. Boethius succinctly explains the problem at hand: “There seems to be a hopeless conflict between divine foreknowledge of all things and freedom of the human.

Craig William L Divine Foreknowledge And Human Freedom The Coherence Of Theism Omniscience Brill S Studies In Intellectual History Topics Craig William, Divine Foreknowledge, Human Freedom, Omniscience, Brill. The Eternity Solution to the Problem of Human Freedom and Divine Foreknowledge.

Michael Rota - - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 2 (1) - Warfield on Divine Foreknowledge and Human : Gary Mar. Contributions by Gregory A. Boyd, David Hunt, William Lane Craig, and Paul Helm.

The question of the nature of God's foreknowledge and how that relates to human freedom has been pondered and debated by Christian theologians at least since the time of Augustine.

And the issue will not go away. Craig has authored or edited over forty books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument; Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom; God, Time, and Eternity; and God and Abstract Objects, as well as over articles in professional publications of philosophy and theology, including The Journal of Philosophy, /5(4).

Foreknowledge and freedom of God --Foreknowledge and human deliberation --Foreknowledge and divine deliberation --Conclusion --XII. The basis of divine foreknowledge -- God's ability to know future contingents -- Knowledge vs. true belief -- Conclusion -- XIII. Introduction. Foreknowledge transcends traditional discipline boundaries: discussion of it appears in philosophy of religion, time, action, free will, decision theory, logic, and epistemology.

Nonetheless, the literature can be divided roughly into three overlapping categories. The first concerns divine foreknowledge. Download Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom The Coherence of Theism Omniscience Brills Ebook online.

DIVINE FOREKNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN FREEDOM; Copy Right; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; Coherence and Rationality; Problems of Omniscience; CHAPTER ONE THEOLOGICAL FATALISM; A.N.

Prior; Nelson Pike; CHAPTER TWO REDUCTION OF THEOLOGICAL TO LOGICAL FATALISM; CHAPTER THREE LOGICAL FATALISM; Richard. Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom Book Summary: The ancient problem of fatalism, more particularly theological fatalism, has resurfaced with surprising vigour in the second half of the twentieth century.

Two questions predominate in the debate. Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism.

[REVIEW] James A. Sadowsky - - International Philosophical Quarterly 32 (2) details Divine Foreknowledge in Philosophy of Religion.

Find Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience by Craig at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell. So I spent the first seven years studying and writing on the concept of divine omniscience, with a particular focus on the compatibility of divine foreknowledge and human freedom.

Then I spent the next eleven years studying and writing on the concept of divine eternity, trying to hammer out God’s relationship to time. Divine Foreknowledge: Four Views provides a unique venue for well-known proponents of four distinct views to present their case.

The result is a unique opportunity for readers to grapple with the issues and arguments and frame their own understanding of this. Open Theism and Divine Foreknowledge.

in my judgment, is that the classical view is inconsistent with human freedom in the libertarian sense. Since open theists (also called “freewill theists”) want to affirm human freedom in this sense, they must abandon the classical view of God’s omniscience. 11 Traditional Arminianism tries to Author: John Frame.

The very concept of foreknowledge presupposes that God is temporal, and a good many thinkers, from Boethius to certain contemporary philosophers, have thought to avoid the alleged incompatibility of divine foreknowledge and human freedom by.

So I spent the first seven years studying and writing on the concept of divine omniscience, with a particular focus on the compatibility of divine foreknowledge and human freedom.

Then I spent the next eleven years studying and writing on the concept of divine eternity, trying to hammer out God’s relationship to time.

DIVINE FOREKNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN FREE WILL 28I The same approach can be found in recent philosophy. Anthony Kenny argues in his book The God of the Philosophers that Divine foreknowledge is incompatible with indeterministic free will and he favours a deterministic notion of freedom.' He makes this, move largely because of his objections to.

Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism I: Omniscience. A wide-ranging discussion of the challenge of theological fatalism, drawing upon parallel discussions in the literature concerning retro-causation, time travel, tachyons, Special Relativity, precognit.

Augustine on divine foreknowledge and human free will Both in On Free Choice (De Libero Arbitrio) Book III and in the City of God (De Civitate Dei) Book V1, Augustine briefly deals with the perennial controversy about the compatibility of God's foreknowledge and human free will.

William L. Rowe, in his article «Augustine on Foreknowledge and Free. The Coherence of Theism Book Summary: The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if.

A DEFENSE OF DIVINE MIDDLE KNOWLEDGE AGAINST A CHARGE OF INCOHERENCE William Lane Craig, Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom. The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience, vol. 19, Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, On Divine Foreknowledge (Part IV of the Concordia), Propositions regarding what a person.

Introduction. In The Coherence of Theism (henceforth CoT), Richard Swinburne is concerned with examining whether the central doctrines of classical theism[1] are coherent (that is, free from contradiction).It is important to understand what this limited goal means for the theist/atheist debate.

If the atheist can convincingly claim that theism is incoherent, then the game is over: theism. Books shelved as open-theism: The God Who Risks: A Theology of Divine Providence by John Sanders, God of the Possible: A Biblical Introduction to the Ope.

Augustine and Divine Foreknowledge 30 January A short essay written for Saints, Heretics, and Atheists: An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. The essay that attempts to explain Augustine’s reconciliation of God’s Divine Foreknowledge and Human. Boethius proceeds to explore this problem and then attempts to resolve it by clarifying the very nature of God and therefore the nature of His foreknowledge, yet his resolution fails to show how Omniscience and human freedom are compatible in the end.

In Book 5 part III, Boethius sets out the paradox of omnipotence in some detail. Problems with the Simple Foreknowledge View. Some have proposed a model of divine foreknowledge which allows them to avoid the dilemma of affirming either that God creates people for the purpose of sending them to hell (Calvinism) or that he creates them without certain knowledge of their fate (open theism).

William Lane Craig, Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom: The Coherence of Theism I: Omniscience. William Lane Craig, The Problem of Divine Foreknowledge and Future Contingents from Aristotle to Suarez.

William Lane Craig, God, Time, and Eternity: The Coherence of Theism II: Eternity.Divine foreknowledge and human freedom: the coherence of theism: omniscience. Leiden; New York: E. J. Brill, c Crane, Milton G. A Modern Subtle Challenge to God's Authority.

Brushton, NY: Teach Services, c Cross, Terry Lee. The Use of Dialectic in Karl Barth's Doctrine of God as Found in the Church Dogmatics, Cross, Terry Lee.Spectrum Multiview Book Series: Divine Foreknowledge. Four Views.

By: James K. Beilby The question of the nature of God's foreknowledge and how that relates to human freedom has been pondered and debated by Christian theologians at least since the time of Augustine. And the issue will not go away.

Gregory A. Boyd of Bethel College.