Freedom and providence.

[1st ed.].. New York, Hawthorn Books [1960] .

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Subjects Free will and determinism.
Providence and government of God.
Series Twentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism. Section 2, Basic truths ; v. 22.
Description 135 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Includes bibliography.
Contents 1. Man's power of free choice -- Meaning of man's freedom -- The meaning of free choice -- Arguments against free choice -- Arguments for free choice -- Christians committed to free choice -- 2. Our knowledge of God -- Existence of the absolutely perfect -- The absolutely perfect and the first cause -- Implications -- 3. God's love and providence -- Meaning of God's knowledge -- Meaning of God's will -- God's freedom and necessity -- God's love for creatures -- Creatures' love for God -- 4. Evil -- How can evil be compatible with God's providence? -- The meaning of evil -- The meaning of God's omnipotence -- The meaning of God's goodness -- Limits to the perfection which God can give to creatures -- The possibility of evil inherent in creation -- Animal pain -- 5. Sin -- The Molinist solution -- The Thomist solution -- A proposal
6. The proposed solution -- Choice lies between a greater and a lesser good -- Choice between good and evil -- Answers to certain objections -- Why does God give the creature the power of free choice -- 7. Some further questions -- 8. Punishment -- Pain, purposeless in itself, may indirectly serve a good purpose -- St. Thomas' theory of punishment -- Punishment and mercy -- Conclusions about punishment -- Applications of these conclusions -- 9. Conclusions -- Summary of the argument -- Predestination -- The question of miracles -- The right attitude to God's providence -- Prayer and providence -- Freedom.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)275827
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WorldCat Identities Pontifex, Mark, 1896-1981.
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