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Doctrinal Prologue

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199589487
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191594588 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0002

Series: Oxford Theological Monographs

Doctrinal Prologue

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This chapter presents the theological context in which Melanchthon operated. The soteriologies of nine major figures in the western Christian tradition are given, with an emphasis on their understandings of the will's role in justification. Included are Augustine, Peter Lombard, Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus, William of Ockham, Gregory of Rimini, Gabriel Biel, Johann von Staupitz, and Desiderius Erasmus.

Keywords: Augustine; Peter Lombard; Thomas Aquinas; Duns Scotus; William of Ockham; Gregory of Rimini; Gabriel Biel; Johann von Staupitz; Erasmus

Chapter.  21015 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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