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Author Myers, Benjamin, 1978-

Title Milton's theology of freedom / Benjamin Myers
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 209 pages)
Series Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte, 1861-5996 ; Bd. 98
Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte ; 98
Contents Introduction. Heresy and orthodoxy ; Continuities and discontinuities ; Contexts of Milton's theology ; Dead ideas ; Poetic theology -- The theology of freedom : a short history. Augustine ; Anselm of Canterbury ; Thomas Aquinas ; John Duns Scotus ; William of Ockham ; Martin Luther ; John Calvin ; Reformed orthodoxy ; Arminianism ; Amyraldism ; De doctrina christiana -- The satanic theology of freedom. Satan as heretic ; Divine tyranny ; Fatalism ; Devil writ large -- Predestination and freedom. Universal election ; Reprobation ; Predestined freedom -- The freedom of God. The free creator ; Arian freedom ; Divine and creaturely freedom -- Human freedom and the fall. Freedom and necessity ; Contingent freedom ; Contingence and theodicy ; A free fall ; Freedom enthralled -- Grace, conversion and freedom . Universal prevenient grace ; The conversion of Adam and Eve ; Continuing conversion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-193) and indexes
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Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Religion.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost.
Free will and determinism in literature.
Free will and determinism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Liberty in literature.
Liberty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- 17th century.
Theology, Doctrinal, in literature.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110919370 (e-book)
9783110919370 (e-book)