Posts Tagged ‘ Free Will ’

A Reply To R.C. Sproul Regarding the Catholic Doctrines of Original Sin and Free Will

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Ligonier recently posted a lecture by R.C. Sproul titled “A Divided Will?” in which Sproul sets out to present and criticize the Catholic doctrine of original sin and free will.

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Lawrence Feingold: A Catholic Understanding of Predestination and Perseverance

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Over the last three months, Professor Lawrence Feingold of Ave Maria University’s Institute for Pastoral Theology and author of The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas and his Interpreters and the three volume series The Mystery of Israel and the Church has been giving a series of lectures to the Association of […]

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Lawrence Feingold on Freedom of the Will

Apr 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Two days ago, Professor Lawrence Feingold of Ave Maria University’s Institute for Pastoral Theology and author of The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas and his Interpreters gave a lecture titled “The Freedom of the Will” to the Association of Hebrew Catholics. The audio recordings of the lecture and of the following […]

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Is the Catholic Church Semi-Pelagian?

Aug 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

There are certain charges which are worthy of a defense only on account of their frequent repetition.  If someone refers to a Calvinist as a hopeless determinist, the well rounded Calvinist might decline to defend such an uneducated attack after hearing it once or twice, but there is a point at which the accused party, […]

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Is justification instantaneous?

Apr 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

What happens in justification and is it instantaneous? In ST IaIIae q. 113, a. 6, Thomas answers that there are four things necessary for justification of the wicked:

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