Category Archives: Patristic Theology

Apostolic Succession–a doctrine rooted in history…

Going back to a particular conversation I had with an NT scholar recently, one thing he asked in his adamant denial and objection to Apostolic Succession is whether the Church is served by dogma with no historic foundation. I would … Continue reading

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brief defense of the death penalty

My case for the death penalty here only seeks to defend it in completely and totally extreme circumstances. At a rationalistic level, when one has to face the fact that human nature is fallen, the death penalty very rarely ought … Continue reading

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St Thomas Aquinas on man’s transformation to divinity

with regard to the full participation of the Divinity, which is the true bliss of man and end of human life; and this is bestowed upon us by Christ’s humanity; for Augustine says in a sermon (xiii de Temp.): “God … Continue reading

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Our pagan leaders

Just about every single leader of a nation is bound to be pagan nowadays. What do we do when we are forced to live under their reigns? It’s a difficult question. Our day and era is no different from the … Continue reading

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Love

1 Cor. 13:4 Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;6 it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices … Continue reading

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Impassibility of God in the Cappadocians

Roger Olson has a new book coming out in 2017 where he contends for a Christian metaphysic that goes against classical Christian theism fighting with the Cappadocians (allegedly). There is a mega-problem so I am interested in how Dr Olson … Continue reading

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and the most ridiculous video on YT award goes to…

TheTrinityDelusion for “Was God DEAD?” Apparently, this guy has done “exhaustive research” on the Trinity and has come to the conclusion that the Trinity is some sort of lie created by the Devil to deceive people into believing Jesus was … Continue reading

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