Dale Tuggy

Dale Tuggy is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Fredonia, where he teaches courses in analytic theology, philosophy of religion, religious studies, and the history of philosophy.


  1. Paul Anchor
    November 6, 2017 @ 3:47 pm

    Perhaps the fact that man is made in God’s image and God has made him an interpersonal being, so to speak, is an argument in favour of an interpersonal God and thus an argument for the trinity. Man cannot live without personal relations to man. This could reflect the triune nature of God.

    If God is just the Father is he immutable and eternal as the Father? If so the Son must also be eternal and immutable as the Son.

    Ironically the only one who is called Everlasting Father in the OT is not the Father himself but the Messiah, Jesus.


    • Rivers
      November 10, 2017 @ 11:45 am


      What do you think “the image of God” meant in Genesis 1:26?


  2. Mark Thomas
    November 6, 2017 @ 3:29 pm

    Bravo, Dale. You never cease to be a lucid and rigorous philosopher who never neglects to incorporate entertainment and humor.


  3. John Thomas
    November 2, 2017 @ 12:18 am

    If we take Steve’s argument to its logical conclusion, God cannot be considered to be powerful enough to create universe if God didn’t create the universe. In a possible world, where God didn’t create universe, we will have to conclude that God does not possess the power to create the universe.


  4. Jon
    October 28, 2017 @ 7:25 pm

    Wondering if he feels that God had to learn this by having experienced interpersonal interaction in the long-long-ago in the before-time. Can God learn in his estimation?


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