Tag Archives: Hugh McCann

Does God “respect” our freedom?

One often finds the following proposition asserted: God has created humanity as free beings and has thus bound himself not to interfere with their free decisions and choice. Divine agency and human agency are conceived as mutually exclusive. In one … Continue reading

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Hugh J. McCann on Divine Agency and Human Freedom

As readers of Eclectic Orthodoxy know, I am fascinated by the topic of divine and creaturely agency. How can human beings be free if God is the transcendent source of the world?  So I immediately jumped to the relevant chapter … Continue reading

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Hugh J. McCann on God, Creatures, and Secondary Causality

On the recommendation of Zachary Manis, I ordered through ILL Creation and the Sovereignty of God by Hugh J. McCann. McCann is retired Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. This book addresses a topic in which I am very … Continue reading

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