Willing to Believe by R. C. Sproul
The Controversy over Free Will

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What is the role of the will in believing the good news of the gospel? Why is there so much controversy over free will throughout church history? R. C. Sproul finds that Christians have often been influenced by pagan views of the human will that deny the effects of Adam¹s fall. In Willing to Believe, Sproul traces the free-will controversy from its formal beginning in the fifth century, with the writings of Augustine and Pelagius, to the present. Readers will gain understanding into the nuances separating the views of Protestants and Catholics, Calvinists and Arminians, and Reformed and Dispensationalists. This book, like Sproul's Faith Alone, is a major work on an essential evangelical tenet.

 

About R. C. Sproul

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Dr. R.C. Sproul is founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries. His teaching program Renewing Your Mind with Dr. R. C. Sproul is broadcast in more than forty countries. He is the author of more than eighty books including The Work of Christ. Dr. Sproul and his wife, Vesta, reside near Orlando, FL.
 
Published April 1, 2002 by Baker Books. 241 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Yes, they believe that humans can’t come to God without God’s help– but they believe that the way God helps is to set humans free of their predisposition against God, so that they become capable of a truly free choice.

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