Recommended Reading on the Relationship between Divine and Human Freedom
Divine Will and Human Choice: Freedom, Contingency, and Necessity in Early Modern Reformed Thought
by Richard A. Muller
Baker Academic, 2017
336 pages (hardcover), $45.00
For the past decade, there has been an ongoing debate tucked away in academic journals and monographs concerning how Reformed theologians of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries understood human freedom and how that freedom interacted with God’s providential will. A group of scholars, largely based in the Netherlands, argue that the Reformed developed a sophisticated concept of human freedom that has largely been forgotten. These scholars ...