Free will?


#1

What exactly is free will? Is it described clearly in the Church and why is it so many Calvinists think of free will as such a serious sin to believe in?


#2

Here this helped me.

Hi Jerry,

My name is Carson Weber and I assist Dr. Scott Hahn at the St. Paul Center For Biblical Theology here in Steubenville, Ohio.

With regard to the issues pertaining to free will and predestination, I wholly suggest purchasing and reading Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange’s famous work entitled Predestination, which was recently republished by TAN, and it can be accessed through Amazon.com here:

amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0895556340/qid=1064936439/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_1/103-3597502-4296622

I also suggest these excellent online articles by James Akin:

cin.org/users/james/files/tulip.htm
cin.org/users/james/files/cooperat.htm
sni.net/advent/cathen/06710a.htm

as well as this article by the Catholic Encyclopedia:

newadvent.org/cathen/12378a.htm

I hope this is of help to you.

God bless,

Carson

May God bless and protect us,
JLC


#3

Try reading this:

scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s1c1a3.htm

At the top of the page.

God Bless,
Matt


#4

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