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.

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  1. Worship and Revelation 4-5 – Part 5 – An Objection (Dale) » trinities
    March 9, 2012 @ 12:32 pm

    […] we’ve seen in this series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4), in the book of Revelation, we are implicitly by clearly told to worship Jesus, and it is […]

  2. Xavier
    March 8, 2012 @ 10:09 am

    Dale

    Now, why is he [the Lamb] worthy?

    Great question Dale. So according to the text the Lamb is worthy because it is a Lamb that was slain. In other words, God cannot be a Lamb let alone said to have been slain and come back from the dead!

    Again, this should be simple but unfortunately 2000+ years of Orthodoxy has clouded the issue.

    Now, astoundingly, the two receive worship together, jointly…

    Precedence can be found in the OT where the Davidic King is “jointly” worshipped by the people [1Chro 29.20]. In a side note, how about Isa 45.14 where Israel is both worshipped and PRAYED to by other nations?! Talk about “astounding”! 😛

  3. Worship and Revelation 4-5 – Part 4 – Implications (Dale) » trinities
    March 6, 2012 @ 7:42 pm

    […] Last time we carefully read through a heavenly scene in which Jesus is exalted to God’s side and worshiped alongside him. […]