Luther wrote a very forceful book about original sin and predestination called 'On the Bondage of the will'. In it Luther opposes the idea of free-will, defined as a person's power to do good without ...
From a Jehovah's Witness perspective, why don't we have the option to choose whether or not to come to this world?
I was one of Jehovah's witnesses and would still be one of them, but a question always disturbs me. Sometimes I think about how life and all the pain and suffering we pass through from childbirth ...
If I understand correctly, Molinists consider it important that counterfactuals of freedom ("If person P experienced circumstances C, she would perform action A") are meaningful. In fact, if I ...
Is there a recognised soteriology that combines selective election for some and general election for everyone else?
Are there any Christian groups or denominations that hold a belief in selective election to salvation, in that some individuals are specifically and irresistibly called (Noah, Moses, 12 desciples, ...