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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 21: Derek Responds

Matt, Very well done! You have identified an apparent hole in my argument which seems to show that I have either: A) misspoken/overstepped when I previously expressed something as if I was aware of it “from God’s standpoint;” or B) … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 20: Matt Responds

Hey Derek, buddy… pal…  You’re not wanting to give an actual answer to the 3 questions I posed because you intuitively know that from God’s decretive standpoint or perspective there are no genuine possibilities and there is no genuine freedom or … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 19: Derek Responds

  Matt, Thank you for these additional comments and questions. How is it possible you still aren’t persuaded?  Well, to be honest, you are a great challenger and make excellent use of logic in your argumentation. In the interest of … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 18: Matt Responds

Thank you, Derek, for the time and effort you have given to explain your personal view of compatibilism and seeking to demonstrate how it retains an authentic free-will. However… as you probably have guessed  I have not found your arguments at … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 17: Derek Responds

Matt, I believe you are stating the issues correctly. As requested, I am going to quote from your previous post and respond directly. This post will be an initial response to some of your preliminary comments and questions, and the … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 16: Matt Responds

Hi Derek, I do concede that I have not covered or answered all the queries and comments you have submitted. I don’t have a problem with both of us being selective as long as we try to focus in on … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 15: Derek Responds

Matt, Thank you for your response. You make some good points here. I probably have been too broad in summarizing your arguments. At this juncture, we seem to be advancing well into the subject matter, and I am going to … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Post 14: Matt Responds

Hi Derek, I enjoy reading your responses  However I feel you are summarizing my responses too much and doing so in a generalized manner that ignores key terms and allows you to bypass the thrust of some of my comments. It … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 13: Derek Responds

Matt, This reply is well written, well argued, and very strongly stated. I am reeling with the force of it. Downright impressive, actually! Nevertheless, a few clarifications are in order, and I think I can escape the main thrust of … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 11: Derek Responds

Matt, Thank you for this excursus. I am excited to hear about your work in Asia, and wish you much success in serving “the least of these.” Arminian or Calvinist, those who roll up their sleeves to serve the poor … Continue reading

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