Unity of Act

All of God does all that God does. But then it’s only the Son who is incarnated. Both are standard affirmations of classic orthodoxy, and it’s a trick to keep them together. In a brief . . . . Continue Reading »

Father alone?

God is not “triple, or three by multiplication,” Augustine says ( The Trinity ). Nor does He get bigger by addition: “the Father alone or the Son alone or the Holy Spirit alone is . . . . Continue Reading »

Firstfruits

A student, Andrew Bittner, takes re’shiyt (beginning) in Genesis 1:1 as “firstfruits,” suggesting a translation along the lines of “As the firstfruits God created the heavens . . . . Continue Reading »