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Basinger, David. The Case for Freewill Theism: A Philosophical Assessment. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996.NC

Basinger, David and Randall Basinger, eds. Predestination and Free Will: Four Views of Sovereignty and Human Freedom. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1986. B(1)

Beveridge, Henry, trans. Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin. Minneapolis, MN: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995 reprint. C(2)

Erickson, Millard J. How Shall They Be Saved? The Destiny of Those Who Do Not Hear of Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1996. C

Forster, Roger T. and V. Paul Marston. God's Strategy in Human History. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1973. NC(3)

Marshall, I. Howard. Kept by the Power of God: A Study of Perseverance and Falling Away. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 1969. NC

Meeter, H. Henry, revised by Paul A. Marshall. The Basic Ideas of Calvinism. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1990. C

Pinnock,(4) Clark H., gen. ed. The Grace of God, the Will of Man: A Case for Arminiamism. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing Company, 1989. NC

Pinnock, Clark H., ed. Grace Unlimited. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 1975. NC

Shank, Robert. Elect in the Son: A Study of the Doctrine of Election. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 1989. NC

Shank, Robert. Life in the Son: A Study of the Doctrine of Perseverance. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 1989. NC

Shepherd, Victor A. The Nature and Function of Faith in the Theology of Calvin. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1983. C

Schreiner, Tomas R. and Bruce A. Ware, eds. The Grace of God, the Bondage of the Will: Biblical and Practical Perspectives on Calvinism (2 vols.) Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1995. C

Sproul, R. C. Doubt & Assurance: Looking for Certainty when the Heart Doubts. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1993. C

Sproul, R. C. Faith Alone: The Evangelical Doctrine of Justification. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1995. C

Sproul, R. C. Willing to Believe: The Controversy over Free Will. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1997. C

Strombeck, J. F. Shall Never Perish: Eternal Security Examined. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1991. C

Vance, Laurence M. The Other Side of Calvinism. P.O. Box 11781, Pensacola, FL: Vance Publications, 1991. NC

Wallace, Ronald S. Calving, Geneva, and the Reformation: A Study of Calvin as Social Worker, Churchman, Pastor and Theologian. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1990. B

1. B indicates that the book attempts to present both Calvinist and non-Calvinist perspectives without promoting one over the others.

2. C indicates that the book promotes a Calvinist perspective.

3. NC indicates that the book promotes a non-Calvinist perspective.

4. Both Pinnock books in this bibliography were published before Pinnock adopted a view of salvation that his critics identify as "open," "inclusivistic," or "universalist."


The Lord's Servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will give them a change of heart leading to a knowledge of the truth
II Timothy 2:24-26


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