A Theological Reformer for the Universal Church – An Excerpt from Luis de Molina
Luis de Molina is a name familiar to some, alien to others. Yet, little is commonly known about his life. Luis de Molina by Kirk R. MacGregor is the first full-length work written on the “Life and Theology” of the religious philosopher. Enjoy this excerpt from the beginning of the book that highlights Luis de Molina’s doctrine of “middle knowledge”.
Luis de Molina (1535 – 1600) has become well-known in evangelical circles and among philosophers of religion for his doctrine of middle knowledge (Lat., scientia media). Middle knowledge is God’s knowledge of all things that would happen in every possible set of circumstances, both things that are determined to occur by those circumstances and things that are not determined to occur…