Category Archives: Theology

Christian Sword Verses. A Reminder

0. In Matthew 7:1-5*, we read 1“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. 3“Why … Continue reading

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In Response to a Defense of the Doctrine of the Trinity

I find it difficult to understand why so many thinkers accept as true the classical Christian doctrine of the trinity, according to which there are the three divine persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, all three being … Continue reading

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Feser on Faith in The Last Superstition 1: Pure Reason and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

1. I first read Edward Feser’s The Last Superstition* a few years ago, as part of an earlier effort at understanding Thomas Aquinas’s attempts at proving the existence of God. Then, however, for a variety of reasons, I relegated that … Continue reading

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Dale Tuggy’s Podcasts on the Trinity. The Athanasian Creed

0. As something of a follow-up on my post of April 4, 2014, “The Inconsistency of the Doctrine of (the Distinction of Divine Persons and so That of) the Trinity with Monotheism,” I have started listening to Dale Tuggy’s podcasts on the … Continue reading

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Garrigou-Lagrange on Trinity and Triple Identity

0. Introduction. In “The Inconsistency of the Doctrine of (the Distinction of Divine Persons and so That of) the Trinity with Monotheism,” my post of April 4, 2014, I presented what I take to be a rigorous proof of, as its … Continue reading

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The Commanding Position of Theology over “All Other Modes of Knowledge” in “Radical Orthodoxy” and Thomas Aquinas

In his April 1, 2014, post on the blog, Against the Grain, “Mulcahy on Milbank,” Christopher Blosser quotes the following passage from Bernard Mulcahy, Aquinas’s Notion of Pure Nature and the Christian Integralism of Henri de Lubac (New York: Peter Lane … Continue reading

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