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Author Gumerlock, Francis X

Title Fulgentius of Ruspe on the saving will of God : the development of a sixth-century African Bishop's interpretation of 1 Timothy 2:4 during the Semi-Pelagian Controversy / Francis X. Gumerlock ; with a foreword by Kenneth B. Steinhauser
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (vii, 220 pages)
Contents Fulgentius and the problem of the Saving will of God -- Fulgentius' early view : "God wills all persons to be saved" -- Fulgentius' reaction to the Semi-Pelagianism of Faustus of Riez : "God is not willing that any of the predestined perish" -- Fulgentius' reaction to Semi-Pelagianism in Constantinople : "God wills all kinds of persons to be saved" -- Fulgentius' later view : "God does not will all to be saved" -- Implications of Fulgentius' changing views on the Saving will of God -- Translations of primary sources
Summary This study offers a solution to the problem of conflicting data on the extent of God's saving will in the writings of an eminent sixth-century North African bishop, Fulgentius of Ruspe. It demonstrates that over time Fulgentius changed his opinion on the issue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-197) and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Fulgentius, Saint, Bishop of Ruspa, 468-533.
SUBJECT Fulgentius, Saint, Bishop of Ruspa, 468-533 fast
Bible. Timothy, 1st, II, 4 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Subject Predestination -- History of doctrines.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Soteriology.
Church history -- Primitive and early church
Predestination -- History of doctrines
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780773420854