No Other Name: An Investigation Into the Destiny of the Unevangelized (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1992 - Religion - 315 pages
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Contents

Historical Bibliography
159
Universal Opportunity at Death
164
Theological Considerations
165
Middle Knowledge
167
Evaluation
171
Universal Opportunity at Death
172
Middle Knowledge
173
Eschatological Evangelization
177

2 General Revelation Does Not Provide a Means to Salvation
45
3 Commitment to Christ Must Occur during Ones Lifetime
46
4 The Unevangelized Deserve Condemnation
47
5 The Implications of the Restrictivist Position for Missions
48
6 The Doctrine of Limited Atonement
50
Leading Defenders
51
John Calvin
56
R C Sproul
58
Evaluation
60
2 The Role of Christ in Salvation
62
3 The Character of General Revelation
68
4 The Boundary of Death
70
5 The Question of Missions
71
Historical Bibliography
73
Universalism All the Unevangelized Are Saved
81
Key Biblical Texts
83
Theological Considerations
89
Gods Eternal Persistence
93
The Justice of God
94
Leading Defenders
98
Charles Chauncy
101
John A T Robinson
104
Evaluation
106
1 Universalism vs Universally Accessible Salvation
107
2 The Reality of Hell
108
3 Divine Love and Human Freedom
110
4 The Purpose of Divine Judgment
114
Excursus on Radical Pluralism
115
The Pitfalls of Radical Reinterpretation
119
The Criteria for Truth
122
Historical Bibliography
124
The Wider Hope
131
Historical Bibliography
137
Universal Evangelization before Death
151
God Will Send the Message
152
Key Biblical Texts
153
Thomas Aquinas
156
Key Biblical Texts
178
Theological Considerations
189
Our Destinies Are Not Necessarily Determined at Death
190
Implications of the Belief That Infants Who Die Are Saved
191
The Broad Implications of Universally Accessible Salvation
192
Leading Defenders
195
Gabriel Fackre
197
George Lindbeck
200
Evaluation
205
Historical Bibliography
211
Inclusivism Universally Accessible Salvation apart from Evangelization
215
Key Biblical Texts
217
Theological Considerations
224
2 The Rale of General Revelation
233
3 The Work of God in Effecting Salvation
236
4 The Cosmic Work of Jesus Christ
238
5 The Implications of the Presence of Other Religions
241
Leading Defenders
249
C S Lewis
251
Clark Pinnock
257
Evaluation
264
Historical Bibliography
267
Conclusion
281
Infant Salvation and Damnation
287
1 Only Baptized or Elect Children Are Saved
290
Through Baptism
291
Through Election
294
The Destiny of Infants Who Die Is a Mystery
296
Evangelization in or after Death
297
All Young Children Who Die Are Saved
298
The Arminian Argument
299
The Reformed Argument
300
Conclusion
304
Index of Subjects and Names
307
Index of Scripture References
311
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John Sanders (Ph.D., University of South Africa) is professor of religion and theology at Huntington College. He is the author of The God Who Risks and coauthor of The Openness of God. Christopher A. Hall (Ph.D., Drew University) is associate professor of biblical and theological studies at Eastern College. He is an editor at large for Christianity Today and author of Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers.

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