Linguistic Docetism – Part 1

Linguistic Docetism – Part 1 Thomas Aquinas had argued for a two-tiered view of Church and State, in which the Pope had supreme authority in matters of religion and the emperor had supreme authority in matters of state. The Protestants adapted this argument to...

Christ is Language – Part 6

Christ is Language – Part 6 The New Testament corpus – if it is truly a unified revelation of God – is therefore not a random gaggle of humanistic religious sentiments that must be systematized by some Protestant philosophical scheme or...

Christ is Language – Part 5

The New Testament materials are a body. But it is not enough to say that some parts of that body are strong, some are weak, some are clear, some are not so clear, some are simple, some are hard to understand – or that the whole body matures in its communication...

Christ is Language – Part 4

In these lectures we have intentionally belabored the question of communication between God and man because much of the modern world believes that there is no possibility that God exists, or if God exists, there is no possibility that God can speak to creatures that...

Christ is Language – Part 3

The New Testament claims that Christ is the intersection between God and man, between flesh and spirit, between the infinite and the finite, between the creator and what has been created. John is emphatic about this. He says that when we reach out and touch Christ, we...