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The “Integral State” and Evolution

A stray thought inspired by TJ White’s reflections on “pure nature.” For Thomas, the human is created in a state of grace, granted “original righteousness” that elevates his capacities above what his nature alone would admit. the sin of our first … Continue reading

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“Pure Nature” and Christology

TJ White insists that the concept “pure nature” is vital to Christian thinking about the human, whether as unfallen, fallen, redeemed, or hypostatically united to the Word (Jesus). “Underlying the states of integral, fallen, redeemed, and Christic (Christ’s own) human … Continue reading

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