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
Bob Gonzales Reviews "Confessing the Impassibile God"
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"
Simplicity and Trinity
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
Bob Gonzales on the Impassibility of God
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
Suggested Changes to the Baptist Confession of 1689 – Chapter Two
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