Franciscan theology & Predestinarian Pluralism. Jstor. The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination - Loraine Boettner. Far & away, the best book on the subject!
User Review - AR Reid - Christianbook.com Having, myself, struggled with the Reformation idea of predestination, I can say without any hesitation whatsoever that this book is absolutely the best book on the subject! As I said in a previous ... Chosen by God: a look at the doctrine of predestination. The question of predestination vs. free will is a long standing one in the body of Christ.
There are many that say that God has already chosen those who would be saved and it is those and nobody else that will be saved. Subsequently and according to this view whether somebody will be saved or not it is not so much a question of somebody else speaking the Word to him and him subsequently believing this Word.
Though he definitely needs to do this, he can essentially do it only because God has “predestined” him for this, has “chosen” him. Religion and Politics: Islam and Muslim Civilization - Jan-Erik Lane, Hamadi Redissi, Riyāḍ Ṣaydāwī.