The final argumentative essay requires that each student follow the guidelines and select one option listed below. The argumentative essay will engage at least one serious theory we have discussed in this class, state the student’s response to this theory, and provide an argument that justifies the student’s response. The final version should be 1200 to 1800 words(approximately 4-6 pages). Remember that the best student papers for this assignment will identify a theologian we have studied with whom the student agrees and a theologian with whom the student disagrees. In your argument, engage both kinds of theologians (if possible).
the topic selected is : Defend what Christians should mean by 1 Tim 2:3-4, “This is good and pleasing to God our savior, who wills everyone to be saved and to come to knowledge of the truth.”(NAB)
attached is a thesis statement and bibliography thats been started but CAN be altered and changed if need be.
Hint: a theologian that mentions this scripture is Prosper of Aquitaine
the main theories were how many were saved, who is responsible for human good/evil. the author is Thomas L. Humphries Jr. “who is chosen? four theories about christian salvation” ibsn:978-1-5326-3218-1. this book should help and you are free to use outside sources.