The WRS Journal — Volume 12:1

(February 2005)

“The Openness of God Controversy”

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Editor’s Notes  (inside cover)

“Editor’s Notes” by John A. Battle

Keynote  (pages 1-9)

“Open Theism: Its Nature, History, and Limitations” by Dennis W. Jowers, Assistant Professor of Theology

Exegesis  (pages 10-22)

“Does God Plan the Future?  God’s Omniscience Revealed in the OT Covenants” by Christopher K. Lensch, Associate Professor of Old Testament

“Some Biblical Arguments Used by Openness Theology” by John A. Battle, Professor of New Testament and Theology

“Divine Repentance: A Word Study” by Timothy Prussic, Senior Student, WRS

Practicum  (pages 23-27)

“Some Practical Consequences of Openness Theology” by Eric Lasch, Student, WRS; Certified Member, National Association of Nouthetic Counselors

Books  (pages 28-34)

Clark Pinnock, Richard Rice, John Sanders, William Hasker, and David Basinger, The Openness of God: A Biblical Challenge to the Traditional Understanding of God, reviewed by Dennis W. Jowers

John Sanders, The God Who Risks: A Theology of Providence, reviewed by John A. Battle

Bruce A. Ware, God’s Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism, and R. K. McGregor Wright, No Place for Sovereignty: What’s Wrong with Freewill Theism, reviewed by Christopher K. Lensch

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