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More on the Trinity

More on the Trinity

There appears to be a growing trend of resistance towards Trinitarian theology.  This is unfortunate.  However, it is not surprising.  How can we establish a sound understanding without going so deep as to exasperate those who are trying to grasp…

Athanasius Pt 2

Athanasius Pt 2

In this blog, I want to explore the controversial word ‘homoousios,’ which was introduced as a result of the Nicene Council in 325AD.  This was a very controversial decision by the council as it was regarded as a ‘non-scriptural’ word.…

The Theology of Athanasius Pt 1.

The Theology of Athanasius Pt 1.

One can only begin to understand the enormous significance of the work of Athanasius when we place him in the whole context of the history of the church from the time of the Apostles through to the Nicene Council of…

What about Ethics? – Stuart Johnson

What about Ethics? – Stuart Johnson

Most of what I hear about ethics has much to do with arbitrary decisions usually grounded on morality.  Though much of evangelicalism would accept that the Old Testament Law has been fulfilled in Jesus Christ, ethical standards usually have some…

The Last Word – Stuart Johnson

The Last Word – Stuart Johnson

95% of all theological essays are criticisms of other theological points of view.  This is something T F Torrance said in his lectures, The Ground and Grammar of Theology.  There is hardly a group of people who will uniformly agree on…

Life, Light and Union – Stuart Johnson

Life, Light and Union – Stuart Johnson

The Bible is probably the most contentious book in human history.  It draws the most intensive attention from both believers and nonbelievers alike.  As many as 30000+ denominations depend on the Bible for their unique view on the gospel.  Whatever…