Can we extricate ourselves from Molinism?
(08-04-2011, 11:48 PM)Doce Me Wrote:
(08-04-2011, 11:33 PM)Melkite Wrote: An ex-Catholic friend of mine from college who converted to Calvinism tried to describe it to me as like either a quilt or a cross stitch (I don't remember which one, this was 11 years ago.)  She said free will and predestination are like the opposite sides of a cross stitch, we only see the side that's supposed to be seen, but God sees the other side where all the colors in place that tell you where this or that thread is supposed to be stitched.  Or like a quilt where we see one teeny tiny fragment, but God has put them all together and the beauty comes from all the pieces together as a whole, each piece not having much beauty except for its orchestrated relation to the rest.

Very nice analogy

I'm not saying I agree with it, just that that is how it was explained to me.

You went to Mt. St. Mary's?  In Emmittsburg?

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Re: Can we extricate ourselves from Molinism? - by Melkite - 08-05-2011, 12:07 AM

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