Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Unavoidability Argument for Libertariansim

As I’m working my way through Thomas Flint’s excellent book on Divine Providence, I enjoyed a short argument of his for libertarian free will which I think gives a nice formalization to an intuitive reason that many people have for being libertarians.  First, we will define some terms as Flint presents them and then present his […]

Preformed Material in the Pastoral Epistles

One of the fascinating aspects of the Pastoral Epistles (1 & 2 Timothy and Titus) is Paul’s use of preformed matter.  Preformed material is a fixed expression or formulaic saying that is quoted by the author, but is not original to the work in which you read it.  Examples of these in the New Testament […]

What is Molinism?

Since this blog was started partly due to a push to popularize Molinism, I thought it was only appropriate to kick it off with a post explaining what it is (and what it isn’t) to serve as a reference point for future posts. The Twin Pillars Nearly all Christians have held to two truths as […]