In this episode we hear the rest (chapters 4-7) of On the Nicene Council (aka Defence of the Nicene Definition, De Decretis) by Athanasius of Alexandria.
Just got this in the mail; a very thorough symposium on Dr. Keith Ward’s Christ and the Cosmos,
Is Jesus both mutable and immutable?
Plausibly, most Protestant scholars who think that the Bible teaches the Trinity focus on the New Testament. They argue that while trinitarianism isn’t explicit there, it is implicit.
Is the Doctrine of the Trinity articulated in the New Testament?
Bill Vallicella, the famous Maverick Philosopher, just dropped me a line asking whether, when Thomas Aquinas and Baruch Spinoza use the term ‘Deus’, they are referring to the same being. This is a difficult and interesting question. Bill uses the Latin name ‘Deus’, alluding to the fact that both men wrote in Latin. Latin was […]
Last month my publisher gave the green light to start work on The Same God? Reference and Identity in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Scriptures. Yes, that old question of whether Muslims worship the same God as Christians, which surfaced again last year when Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor at Wheaton College, was suspended following her […]
Trinitarian theology is not served by sophistry, cheerleading, or ignoring relevant work. In this episode, I discuss five more apologetics face-plants about the Trinity.
Apologetics is hard, because it’s hard be an expert on more than a few subjects. There’s a strong pressure to just recycle bad arguments and wrongheaded claims propounded by other apologists.
What is it to be a “heretic”? And what is “heresy”? Different Christian traditions approach these questions differently. But how does the New Testament approache them? Thanks to Dan and Sharon Gill of the excellent 21st Century Reformation website and Higher Ground Church, for producing and posting this video of my 2015 talk. Check out […]
According to recent research, about 3 in 10 Americans are evangelical Christians. But what exactly is an evangelical?