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Free to be sons of God

Author: Geoffrey M Ziegler
Publisher: Philipsburg, New Jersey : P&R Publishing, [2018]
Series: Reformed academic dissertations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today, what constitutes freedom is identified in terms of human autonomy. Ziegler instead proposes a previously undeveloped thesis--that freedom is a gift from without, not from within. He proposes that being a son of God is essential to being free and that there is no tension between freedom and human obedience to commands--a relationship exemplified by Jesus. This is a concept previously undeveloped at an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey M Ziegler
ISBN: 9781629954059 1629954055
OCLC Number: 1037022090
Notes: Originally presented as thesis (Ph. D.)--Wheaton College (Ill.), 2010.
Description: xx, 330 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Freedom in Mill's naturalistic liberalism --
Freedom and sonship in the Old Testament --
Freedom and sonship in the Pauline epistles --
Freedom and sonship in the Johannine writings --
John Calvin, adoption, and freedom --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Reformed academic dissertations.
Responsibility: by Geoffrey M. Ziegler.

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"Today, what constitutes freedom is identified in terms of human autonomy. Ziegler instead proposes a previously undeveloped thesis--that freedom is a gift from without, not from within. He proposes that being a son of God is essential to being free and that there is no tension between freedom and human obedience to commands--a relationship exemplified by Jesus. This is a concept previously undeveloped at an exegetical or a theological level."--Publisher description.

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