Category Archives: Doctrine of God

Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 11

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, I join Matt and Derek to continue our discussion of Augustine’s Confessions, exploring Book 11 of the work. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on … Continue reading

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Video: Why are there so many ‘Binitarian’ Formulations in the New Testament?

Today’s question: “Why are so many references to God in the NT binitarian (Father and Son) rather than trinitarian (Father, Son and Spirit)? I’m thinking of Paul’s greetings, Stephen’s vision, Jesus’ speeches about unity with the Father, etc. Admittedly the … Continue reading

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Video: The Threefold Personhood of God

Today I answer a question about the classical doctrine of the Trinity. There is much that I’d love to say more clearly or carefully than I do in this video, or to elaborate upon further, so feel free to send … Continue reading

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Podcast: Theophanies with Dr Vern Poythress

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity Derek and I are joined by Dr Vern Poythress to discuss his recent book, Theophany: A Biblical Theology of God’s Appearing. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 11. Concluding Reflections (Part 2)

1. The Debate So Far 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material 3. Subordination 4. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 1) 5. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2) 6. The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma 8. κεφαλή … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Controversies, Creation, Doctrine of God, Guest Post, NT, NT Theology, The Triune God, Theological | 2 Comments

The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 10. Concluding Reflections (Part 1)

1. The Debate So Far 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material 3. Subordination 4. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 1) 5. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2) 6. The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma 8. κεφαλή … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 9. Indivisible Divine Authority in Mutually Defining Relations

1. The Debate So Far 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material 3. Subordination 4. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 1) 5. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2) 6. The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma 8. κεφαλή … Continue reading

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