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Anselm on freedom

Author: Katherin A Rogers
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Can human beings be free and responsible if there is a God? Anselm of Canterbury, the first Christian philosopher to propose that human beings have a really robust free will, offers viable answers to questions which have plagued religious people for at least two thousand years: If divine grace cannot be merited and is necessary to save fallen humanity, how can there be any decisive role for individual free choice to  Read more...
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Rogers, Katherin A.
Anselm on freedom.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008016744
(OCoLC)214305922
Named Person: Anselm, Saint Archbishop of Canterbury; Anselm, Saint Archbishop of Canterbury
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherin A Rogers
ISBN: 9780191552410 0191552410
OCLC Number: 268661674
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Anselm's classical theism --
The Augustinian legacy --
The purpose, definition, and structure of free choice --
Alternative possibilities and primary agency --
The causes of sin and the intelligibility problem --
Creaturely freedom and God as Creator Omnium --
Grace and free will --
Foreknowledge, freedom, and eternity : part I, the problem and historical background --
Foreknowledge, freedom, and eternity : part II, Anselm's solution --
The freedom of God.
Responsibility: Katherin A. Rogers.
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