How should a Christian define the terms “God” and “god”? Does the Bible actually state that there are many gods (such as in Psalm 82)? In this post, I aim to present a view on these issues that is consistent with both Scripture and our normal, everyday use of language. Continue reading
I am convinced that the majority of theological problems and disagreements stem from the logical fallacy of equivocation – which itself comes from a failure to think clearly and rigorously about the terms we use in theological discourse. This is especially the case when discussing salvation. Failure to make proper distinctions between the senses of the terms that we use can lead to confusion and best, and heretical belief and practice at worst.
Being obsessed as we are with numerical precision in our Western culture, questions of the following kind arise from time to time: “Is Jesus 100% God, 100% man, 100% God and 100% man, or x% God, and (100-x)% man?” In this post, I analyze the question, and provide an answer in terms of orthodox Christology. Continue reading
Earlier this year, I wrote a paper containing a proof of Irresistible Grace, in propositional logic, whose premises are informed by John 6:44 and John 14:6.