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Christian Studies

First Reader

Dr. Matt Douglas

Second Reader

Dr. Angela Douglass

Third Reader

Dr. Doug Nykolaishen


The philosophy of time has deep impacts on the study of God's foreknowledge and our free will. This discussion dates back to the early church fathers, but unfortunately the Bible is somewhat quiet on the issue of divine foreknowledge and free will. Therefore much work needs to be done in philosophical circles to help us understand these topics. This paper found that there is a way to reconcile God's foreknowledge with our free will by opting for a view of time called "eternalism" and holding to the idea that God is outside of time.

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