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How Much Does God Foreknow?: A Comprehensive Biblical Study
Roy, Steven

Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2006 pp. 312. $22.00


Description: Current debates over the extent of God's foreknowledge, argues Steven C. Roy, have not given sufficient consideration to the complete biblical revelation. Seeking to correct this imbalance, Roy provides in-depth studies of dozens of key passages in both the Old and the New Testaments. Cognizant of the current debates between classical notions of divine foreknowledge and more recent "openness" views, Roy interacts incisively with their respective theological positions and draws out implications of biblical teaching for the practical matters of Christian worship, prayer, guidance, suffering and evil, and ultimate hope in the triumph of God.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology

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Review by Craig L. Blomberg
Published 6/23/2007
Citation: Craig L. Blomberg, review of Steven Roy, How Much Does God Foreknow?: A Comprehensive Biblical Study, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2007).


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