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42) In an attempt to reconcile himself to the notion of preordination, Milisav Savic is much more explicit than Pantic: 'Kis dispelled our [.
Furthermore, requiring some sort of comprehensive preordination paper or project, certainly not a research thesis, would serve several ends.
The 30-something social-worker pastor, Father Ray, is cute enough to be a Father What-a-Waste, but spends as much time struggling with a dryness in his prayer life as he does wrestling with the remains of a preordination affair.
Theological determinists, such as Leibniz and Jonathan Edwards, appealed to a similar notion of freedom in order to reconcile divine preordination with human responsibility for sin.
Some cite Jeremiah 1:5 ("Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations"), but many readers find this to be a statement of Jeremiah's preordination, not the inception of his personhood.
This was verified by interviews with the priest's preordination girlfriends and with Jewish mothers of unmarried sons.