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Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison

Matthias Gockel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199203222
eISBN:
9780191707711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203222.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The book argues that the doctrine of election in Karl Barth's early theology shows a striking resemblance to the position of Friedrich Schleiermacher, and that his later christological revision of ... More


Inner Grace: Augustine in the Traditions of Plato and Paul

Phillip Cary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336481
eISBN:
9780199868438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336481.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Rather than constituting a break with his Platonism, Augustine's doctrines of grace and free will are formed from the beginning by Platonist conceptions of happiness, wisdom, intellect, virtue, ... More


John Wyclif

Stephen Edmund Lahey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 14th-century English philosopher and theologian John Wyclif (d. 1384) has been described as a forerunner of the Reformation, but is better understood as the last important thinker of Oxford’s ... More


Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Gregory Graybill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

If one is saved by faith alone in Jesus Christ, then what is the origin of that faith? Is it a preordained gift of God to elect individuals, or is some measure of human free choice involved? ... More


Predestination: Biblical and Theological Paths

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604524
eISBN:
9780191729317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604524.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Why have Christian theologians returned again and again over the course of the centuries to the topic of predestination? This book argues that the reason for the recurrent interest in predestination ... More


Showstoppers?

Jeff Jordan

in Pascal's Wager: Pragmatic Arguments and Belief in God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199291328
eISBN:
9780191710698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291328.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter scrutinizes nine objections leveled against Pascal's Wager. Two of these objections are charges that Pascalian reasoning is immoral. Three might be called ‘methodological objections’, as ... More


Introduction

Simon Harrison

in Augustine's Way into the Will: The Theological and Philosophical Significance of De libero arbitrio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198269847
eISBN:
9780191713385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269847.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter sets out the structure and method of this book. Will, evil, and predestination are all problems which have a history, and whose history is relevant to Augustine’s On Free Choice of the ... More


A Universal Predestination to Salvation in Christ: The Doctrine of Election in The Christian Faith

Matthias Gockel

in Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199203222
eISBN:
9780191707711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203222.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter discusses the doctrine of election in the context of the Glaubenslehre. The concept of a single divine decree structures the argument throughout the book, and the content of the decree is ... More


From Reprobation to Election: Barth's Revision of the Doctrine of Election in his Commentary on Romans

Matthias Gockel

in Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199203222
eISBN:
9780191707711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203222.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter argues that Karl Barth's Commentary on Romans questions the individualistic assumptions of traditional views. For Barth, as for Schleiermacher, predestination is a divine act that ... More


To Believe or not to Believe: The Doctrine of Election in the Göttingen Dogmatics

Matthias Gockel

in Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199203222
eISBN:
9780191707711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203222.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter argues that the main theme of the doctrine of election in Karl Barth's Göttingen Dogmatics is the twofold possibility of faith and unbelief, which is an integral part of God's address to ... More


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