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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 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 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 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: 12 Matt Responds

Hi Derek, Thanks for your very kind words as to the work I am privileged to be involved with and for your generous comments towards Arminians and working in concert with them. Moreover I do appreciate your attempts to articulate … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 10: Matt Responds

NOTE: At this point in our debate another blogger named Prometheus entered the discussion and suggested I was displaying an uncharitable attitude and being too combative in my responses. I sought to apologize for this and explain where I was … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 3: Derek Responds

Matt, Thank you for your thoughtful reply. You may be aware that there are “middle knowledge” Calvinists who affirm something similar to Molinism but in a compatibilistic construct rather than as a solution to the problem of libertarian freedom in … Continue reading

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