Monthly Archives: January 2019

Reading our way out of the Trinity

Over the past several years, I have watched on social media evangelicals and Protestants vigorously contest the doctrine of the Trinity. Is it supported by the plain reading of Holy Scripture. Is it truly biblical? Analytic philosopher Dale Tuggy has … Continue reading

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“The LORD makes and remakes; he does not unmake, and the infliction of pain as punishment would be to contribute to unmaking”

Sin, the averting of sinners by their own actions from the LORD’s loving face, has nothing whatever to do with the LORD. It is an absence, a horror, a grasp at nothing that succeeds in moving the graspers toward what … Continue reading

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Heavenly Amnesia: How Sweet to Forget the Damned

Through Christ and in Christ, by the Spirit, the Father will perfect in love all who come to him in repentance and faith. In Christ the blessed will love as the Father loves, and their love will comprehend all. In … Continue reading

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“Mary was asking for a temporal favor, but Christ was preparing joys that would be eternal”

The Son of God went to the wedding so that marriage, which had been instituted by his own authority, might be sanctified by his blessed presence. He went to a wedding of the old order when he was about to … Continue reading

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“The most important question, the most fascinating question, the most enigmatic question, makes us squirm–squirm though we wear the unmoved mask of agnostic indifference”

There is no question more ultimate than the question of the ultimate. This is the question of God. Non-philosophers may well be willing to grant this claim. They may even expect philosophers to come to their assistance. But we philosophers … Continue reading

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Eternal Damnation and the Argument from God’s Love for the Blessed

At the age of 65, actor George Sanders committed suicide in a hotel room in Castelldefels, Spain. He left the following note: Dear World, I am leaving because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am … Continue reading

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Hell and the Solidarity of Love

Can you imagine yourself enjoying perfect happiness and bliss in heaven if you knew that a beloved spouse, child, or friend was suffering everlasting torment in hell? In his wonderful parable The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis presents an interaction … Continue reading

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