Soft Theological Determinism

Some articles on theological determinism, theological, determinism:

Free Will and Theological Determinism
... metaphysical libertarian free will as consequent of theological determinism and its philosophical interpretation ... Strong theological determinism is not compatible with metaphysical libertarian free will, and is a form of hard theological determinism (equivalent to theological fatalism below) ... Hard theological determinism is similar in implication to hard determinism, although it does not invalidate compatibilist free will ...

Famous quotes containing the words determinism, soft and/or theological:

    Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)

    Shielded, what sorts of life are stirring yet:
    Legs lagged like drains, slippers soft as fungus,
    The gas and grate, the old cold sour grey bed.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
    Eliza Farnham (1815–1864)