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Providence and predestination

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From a theological perspective, there are at least two kinds of benevolent, end-directed divine action: providence and predestination. Given that the goal of predestination is salvation, purportedly the ultimate goal of human life and divine direction in regard to that life, predestination and providence ought to share much in common from a theological perspective. But predestination has been and remains one of the most contentious issues in theology and has often been reduced to a divine and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Routledge Publisher's website
Host title:
Divine and Human Providence: Philosophical, Psychological and Theological Approaches
Chapter number:
7
Publication date:
2022-05-30
EISBN:
9780429330087
Source identifiers:
1080400
Language:
English
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pubs:1080400
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uuid:2063e451-6511-4a42-997b-1184cfe850d1
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pubs:1080400
Deposit date:
2019-12-30

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