Tag Archives: incarnation

Human or superhuman?

If you wanted an argument in early Christendom the issue of the Incarnation would always serve. Truly man or just pretend? Truly God or just inspired? Two persons with two natures or one person with two natures? Two wills or … Continue reading

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Telling stories

How much of scripture is true? That question can only be answered by respecting the difference between pre- and post-scientific understandings of truth. Thus we avoid The New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture’s stricture of “bad science and bad exegesis”. … Continue reading

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Two into one won’t go?

All right – so you’ve asked for it! We now have the opportunity to exchange, and perhaps develop, our understanding of the Incarnation. I have no reason to suppose that my understanding is as great, or greater, than anyone else … Continue reading

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