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Philosophical Quarterly 50 (200):344-358 (2000)
|Abstract||Many Christian philosophers believe that it is a great good that human beings are free to choose between good and evil – so good, indeed, that God is justiﬁed in putting up with a great many evil choices for the sake of it. But many of the same Christian philosophers also believe that God is essentially good – good in every possible world. Unlike his sinful human creatures, God cannot choose between good and evil. In that sense, he is not ‘morally free’.|
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