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The Providence of God (Paul Helm)

Helm, Paul.  The Providence of God.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsityPress, 1993. Thesis: “In summary, the essential elements of divine providence are these.  God preserves his creation and all that it sustains” (Helm 22). Helm adopts the “no-risk” view of providence.  God’s … Continue reading

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Outline Turretin, Topic 3 (Doctrine God)

Part 1 Here. First Question: The Existence of God (Turretin goes through the standard pre-modern reasoning). Third Question: The Unity of God Turretin clarifies the question by saying God is one in the sense that there is nothing else like … Continue reading

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Rutherford and Possibilia

“Samuel Rutherford and the Divine Origin of Possibility and Impossibility” in Reformed Orthodoxy in Scotland. P1: God’s being is the first principle of all things (142-143). Which means, pace Aristotle, that the Law of Noncontradiction is not the first principle. The … Continue reading

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