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Author Bac, J. Martin.
Title Perfect will theology : divine agency in reformed scholasticism as against Suárez, Episcopius, Descartes, and Spinoza / by J. Martin Bac.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Author Bac, J. Martin.
Series Brill's series in church history ; v. 42
Brill's series in church history.
Subject Providence and government of God -- Christianity.
God (Christianity) -- Will.
Scholasticism.
Reformed Church -- Doctrines -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 561 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 531-553) and index.
Summary Reformed Scholasticism, Episcopius, Suarez, Descartes, Spinoza, divine will, Perfect Being Theology, providence, possible worlds.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. One Introduction -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Interpretations of Reformed Scholasticism -- 1.3. Reformed Scholasticism as Perfect Will Theology -- 1.4. Reformed Model of Divine Agency -- 1.5. Modality of the Reformed Model: a Contingency Model -- 1.6. Medieval Background of the Reformed Model: Duns Scotus -- 1.7. Plan -- pt. I TRADITION-HISTORICAL INQUIRY -- ch. Two Perfect will Theology: a Basic Outline -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Theology -- 2.3. Natural Theology -- 2.3.1. Divine Existence -- 2.3.2. Divine Nature -- 2.3.3. Divine Life -- 2.3.4. Divine Providence -- 2.4. Revealed Theology -- 2.5. Conclusion -- ch. Three Jesuit Counter-Reformation: Conditionalizing Divine Knowledge -- 3.1. Francisco Suarez (1548-1617) -- 3.2. Unconditional Future Contingents -- 3.2.1. Determinate Truth-Value -- 3.2.2. Mode of Knowledge -- ̂ 3.2.3. Foreknowledge and Contingency -- 3.3. Conditional Future Contingents -- 3.3.1. Determinate Truth-Value -- 3.3.2. Mode of Knowledge -- 3.3.3. Conditional Knowledge and Divine Will -- 3.4. Conclusion -- 3.5. William Twisse (1578-1646) -- 3.6. Preliminaries: The Preface of the Exposition -- 3.6.1. Methodological Preliminaries -- 3.6.2. Twisse's Basic Argument -- 3.7. "Defense of Human Freedom" -- 3.8. Unconditional Future Contingents -- 3.8.1. Real Point of Debate -- 3.8.2. Determinate Truth-Value -- 3.8.3. Mode of Knowledge -- 3.9. Conditional Future Contingents -- 3.9.1. Case against Middle Knowledge -- 3.9.2. Divine Knowledge and Will -- 3.10. Conclusion -- ch. Four Remonstrant Debate: Conditionalizing Divine Will -- 4.1. Simon Episcopius (1583-1643) -- 4.2. Conditional Decision and a Moveable End of Life -- 4.3. Divine Foreknowledge -- 4.4.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004193444 (electronic bk.)
9004193448 (electronic bk.)
9789004182905 (cloth)
900418290X (cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612786815
OCLC # 668214561
Additional Format Print version: Bac, J. Martin. Perfect will theology. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004182905 (DLC) 2010003021 (OCoLC)502875263


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