Dualism 2: Embodiment

One of the most significant prophets of the new non-dualistic manner of thinking was Michael Polanyi. A chemist who began his illustrious career at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin shortly after WWI and emigrated to England just before WWII, Polanyi was in the thick of the new scientific approach pioneered by Einstein. Einstein’s theories …

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Christ as Theoretical Construct Rather Than Person

Since I've gotten back to the first half part of vol. 4 of Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics and have been posting about it, a friend sent me a note pointing me in the direction of Adam Neder's book, Participation in Christ: An Entry Into Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics. Since both Eastern Orthodoxy and Adam Neder …

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Objective Truth, the Living Word, and Divine Wisdom

The blog has been silent for a while because I've been busy working on a much larger project related to 1 & 2 Corinthians. One of the preliminary "aha" items is Paul's description of divine power (which Paul says looks like human weakness) and divine wisdom (which is foolishness). What has struck me most powerfully …

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