What should we think of Athanasius’s ferocious condemnations of those he termed “Arians”?
With this episode we continue our series on the 4th-century creed-producing councils of catholic bishops.
Is the theory that Jesus has “two natures” more trouble than it’s worth?
Does Christianity trump Philosophy?
“… and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.”
If Jesus fulfills predictions about Yahweh, does this mean that he’s Yahweh?
Do Matthew, Mark, and Luke discreetly but clearly imply that Jesus is God?
In this second part of my conversation with Dr. Larry Hurtado about his book Destroyer of the gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World, we discuss the distinctive “bookishness” of early Christianity
A question from the Facebook group a few weeks ago: …One model of the Trinity that I’ve heard articulated–call it “paterderivationism”–says that the way in which the Father, the Son, and the Spirit are homoousios is the same way in which Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus may be called “homoousios”: they share the same kind of […]
If faith is not simply believing that some doctrine is true, what is it?
Did Jesus have faith in God?
I am making slow (but sure) progress on The Same God? Reference and Identity in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Scriptures. My background is in the philosophy of language, and particularly the theory of reference and singular terms. The research for this book has taken me to some strange places I never expected to visit (and […]