10 Jul '07 22:11>
Did Jesus have free will?
Originally posted by metbieropIsn't it odd that God, by definition, both has free will, and has 0% probability of ever doing anything bad?
So,.. does God has free will?
(Can he choose to be not perfect?)
Originally posted by PawnokeyholeActually, I do not think that God has free will in the libertarian sense.
Isn't it odd that God, by definition, both has free will, and has 0% probability of ever doing anything bad?
What could explain his consistently perfect beneficence if not His perfect nature? Isn't His perfect nature what makes Him incapable of sin? But then, if it is in His nature, can He really do otherwise?
To claim an act is free in the libert ...[text shortened]... e wills perfectly beneficently?
I think we must. But it strikes me as very unsatisfactory.
Originally posted by lucifershammerDid Jesus also lack libertarian free will?
Actually, I do not think that God has free will in the libertarian sense.
[b]To claim an act is free in the libertarian sense is to say that it is has no other explanation than the act of free will itself.
I don't think that's quite right. I would use the term 'complete explanation' and modify your definition accordingly.[/b]