Tag Archives: Bill Vallicella

On the Putative Threat of Modal Collapse Within the Doctrine of Divine Simplicity

by Alexander Earl Prompted by Dionysius’s doctrine of God and its Neoplatonic foundations, the question of Divine freedom has been the subject of theological reflection on this blog for the past few months. That it would become a sustained avenue of … Continue reading

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To Be or Not to Be: Aquinas or Pseudo-Dionysius?

The Maverick Philosopher writes:  “My question for Fr. Kimel: Do you side with the doctor angelicus, or do you go all the way into the night of negative theology with Pseudo-Dionysus?” Succinct answer: I haven’t decided, partly because my acquaintance with … Continue reading

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To Be or Not to Be: The A-being god of Theistic Personalists

Is God a being among beings? It seems like the kind of question that only a fussy scholastic  might worry about. Popular Christian discourse commonly speak of God as if he were a being. We tell stories about him. We … Continue reading

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Absolute Deity: Being, Beyond Being, or a Being?

Is God a being among beings or Being itself? This is the question presently being discussed by philosophers Bill Vallicella and Dale Tuggy. If this is a question that interests you, please jump over to Vallicella’s website and read his … Continue reading

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