In his review of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, Dr Aidan Elliott, PhD considers a key theme in the tragedy, Fate and Free Will. The play was probably first performed in 1606 […]
Is God Fair?
A discussion of God’s fairness is often associated with a conversation about the Biblical doctrines of predestination, free will, election, and Divine sovereignty. A large part of the controversy is failure […]
Does Predestination Make God Arbitrary?
One of the reasons why many sincere and earnest Christians give for rejecting the doctrine of divine predestination is that they believe this view makes God to be arbitrary. They justify […]
A Presuppositional Sin Associated with the Doctrine of Predestination
It is not uncommon for a non-Christian to react emotionally against the Biblical doctrine of predestination, and assume that they are not numbered among the elect. The question for such a […]
Jacob and Esau What Does Election Say to You?
“As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.” –Romans 9:13 The Biblical doctrine of election remains one of the most unpopular and emotionally charged teaching in […]
God’s Free Love and Free Grace, Not Free Will
For many years I was curious as to why a person reared as a conservative Calvinist, would become a theological Arminian. For those who are not familiar with those terms, a […]
The Question of Predestination
It is an axiom in American culture that politics and religion are not to be discussed. These subjects are deemed too controversial, and only create division and strife. There are many […]