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Origen’s Psychological Analogy for the Trinity

A heuristic distinction proposed by Theodore De Regnon, which has long outlived its usefulness, is that Greek Trinitarian theology began from the distinction of the divine persons, whereas Latin theology began from the unity of God’s essence. The latter’s preference … Continue reading

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Gift of God

In his conversation with the Samaritan Woman, Jesus says, “If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee … Continue reading

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Ramanuja, Aurobindo, and Hart on the One and the Many

Shankara is a famous advocate for a fully monist interpretation of the Upanishads and the Vedanta philosophy that developed from it. For instance: “The difference between the individual self and the highest Lord is owing to wrong knowledge only” (1.3.19,Sourcebook of Indian Philosophy, 515). … Continue reading

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The Filioque in Romans 8:9-11

While it doesn’t positively demand this reading, Romans 8:9-11 furnishes a pattern of thought that is suggestive of the Spirit’s double procession from Father and Son: “But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that … Continue reading

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