I am thankful that Edward Feser read my book. Feser is an accomplished Catholic Thomistic scholar. I would have never guessed he would read my book. Here is a quick response to his critique. First, Feser said: “Johnson attributes to Aquinas the view that God “does not have any potencies,” which, he says, makes it … Continue reading Doubting Thomas Indeed: A Quick Response to Edward Feser
The blog's regular readers will no doubt remember our support of Bob Gonzales' writing on the doctrine of the impassibility of God here. Well, now I would like to call your attention to his review of Confessing the Impassible God: The Biblical, Classical, & Confessional Doctrine of Divine Impassibility. In this review Bob manages to … Continue reading Bob Gonzales Reviews "Confessing the Impassibile God"
Note: The following is taken from chapter 20 of the upcoming book The Absurdity of Unbelief, which may be pre-ordered here. It is true that God is a simple being that is not composed of non-divineparts. For instance, if the attribute of power was not essential to God’s nature, then power would cease to be divine, which … Continue reading Simplicity and Trinity
Some of the blog's longtime readers will remember that several years ago I had posted an article recommending a series of articles by Bob Gonzales, the Academic Dean and a professor of the Reformed Baptist Seminary, concerning the doctrine of the impassibility of God. Such readers may also have noticed that some time ago I removed … Continue reading Bob Gonzales on the Impassibility of God
I would like to continue my series of posts offering some suggestions for possible changes to the Confession. I will take up each of these chapters one at a time. Today I will focus my attention upon chapter 2, "Of God and Of the Holy Trinity." I would like to offer two suggestions for possible changes to this … Continue reading Suggested Changes to the Baptist Confession of 1689 – Chapter Two