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Grace, Predestination, And The Salvific Will Of God - New Answers To Old Questions

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Catalog Code: 09318886628-DI3-DIS

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Grace, Predestination, and the Salvific Will of God

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Fr. William Most examines the question of predestination in the light of Divine Revelation and the teachings of the Magisterium of the Church, and with the aid of the writings of the Church Fathers. What results is an in-depth study of grace and judgment and of the eternal will of God, who desires the salvation of all mankind.

Table of Contents:

Brief Sketch of the Solution
The Opinions of the Principal Schools

Part One: Research in the Sources of Revelation
Explicit texts of Sacred Scripture
Explicit Texts of the Magisterium of the Church
The Purpose of Creation
The Nature of Redemption
The Universal Savlific Will
The Official Teaching on the Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart
The Power of Man for Good and for Evil, and the Dependence of Man Upon God
The Virtue of Hope, and final Perseverance
The Special Promises of Christ
The Obligation of Striving for Perfection
The Conformity of the Human Will with the Will of God
The Ordinary Teaching of the Church, and the Faith of the People
Conclusions from Part One

Part Two: Predestination and Reprobation
General Preliminary Notes
The Teaching of the Fathers on Predestination
The Opinions of St. Thomas
The Controversies de auxiliis
The opinion of Banez
   The opinion of Molina
   The Congregation de auxiliis
The Teaching of St. Francis de Sales
Solution of the Problem from the Sources of Revelation
Solution through other passages of Revelation
General Conclusions from Part Two

Part Three: The Way in Which Grace Is Efficacious
How Does Grace Produce Its Effects
The Opinion of St. Thomas
Added Confirmations from Fathers, Doctors and Theologians

Part Four: Divine Foreknowledge
The Opinions of the Principal Schools
The Teaching of Sacred Scripture on Foreknowledge
The Teaching of Tradition on Divine Foreknowledge
The Opinion of St. Thomas on Divine Foreknowledge
Synthesis of Conclusions in Divine Foreknowledge

Part Five: Synthesis of the Conclusions of the Entire Investigation


Appendix I: The Order of the Universe
Appendix II: The Universal Salvific Will and Subjective Redemption

Scriptural Index
Thomistic Index
Index of Popes, Councils, Fathers and Doctors of the Church, and Other Authors

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