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How would an Open-Theist explain that God's exhaustive foreknowledge would lead to predeterminism?

Both Open Theists and Calvinists see an apparent incompatibility between foreknowledge or divine sovereignty and man's free will. This is why Open Theists reject the former, while Calvinists reject ...
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What is an overview of the positions regarding the relationship between God's foreknowledge and its impact on Free will?

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints There are abundant examples in the Doctrine and Covenants and the Book of Mormon illustrating God's foreknowledge of things, for example, the loss of the ...
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What is an overview of the positions regarding the relationship between God's foreknowledge and its impact on Free will?

As I stated in my answer to your previous question, there are broadly speaking two views in classical Christianity, but one may divide into several different perspectives. I'll outline five, along ...
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What is an overview of the positions regarding the relationship between God's foreknowledge and its impact on Free will?

Calvinism/Reformed is a belief that God predestined everything; the debate is mostly over individual salvation. Calvinism maintains that men preexisted creation in some form or other and were ...
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What is an overview of the positions regarding the relationship between God's foreknowledge and its impact on Free will?

ARMINIANISMExplanation Here is a common rationale for the dilemma of predestination, free-will, sovereignty, etc. from an Arminian position: Say that we have a modern educational classroom. The ...
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What is an overview of the positions regarding the relationship between God's foreknowledge and its impact on Free will?

Molinism (And, to an extent, Calvinism; there's some differences, but the basics are the same.) Humans have free will. However, God's foreknowledge includes "middle knowledge" — ...
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How would an Open-Theist explain that God's exhaustive foreknowledge would lead to predeterminism?

Calvinism/reformed is a belief that God predestined everything; the debate is mostly over individual salvation. Calvinism maintains that men preexisted creation in some form or other and were ...
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How do non-Open-Theists reason a basis for "Free will"?

Excellent question. In order to answer thoroughly, first we ought to establish a couple of baseline facts: We have a limited capacity to understand everything. Christian doctrines regularly go well ...
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How do non-Open-Theists reason a basis for "Free will"?

Jesus Christ took the responsibility for all of our sins (past, present, and future). We are not sinners because we sin. We are born sinners and sin because of who we are, human descendants of Adam. ...
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