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The Tactual, Tangible, Carnal Salvation of Christ

Reading Paul J. Griffiths’s Decreation and Christian Flesh I was repeatedly struck by the significance of the sense of touch. Human flesh desires to touch and be touched. “Flesh is haptic,” Griffiths writes, “which is to say that flesh touches and is touched, … Continue reading

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Irresistible grace: our secret hope?

Whenever the Lutheran theologian Gerhard Forde was asked, “Is the grace of God irresistible?” he would typically reply, “I find it to be so, don’t you?” How would you answer the question? In yesterday’s article “Irresistible Grace: Is Sergius Bulgakov … Continue reading

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