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Augustine's conversion from traditional free choice to "non-free free will": a comprehensive methodology

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This thesis will explore whether Augustine of Hippo altered his theological views and what influences might have precipitated the alleged modifications. Augustine’s early "De libero arbitrio" argued for an individual’s ability to respond freely to God while his later anti-Pelagian writings rejected any human ability to believe until God infuses grace creating belief as his gift. Does his theology exhibit continuity or discontinuity?

Four commonplace assertions within Augustinian stud...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2013-02-12

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