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Thomas Aquinas isn’t a founding father of Baptists. And for some Baptists, reading someone like Aquinas would be considered questionable at best. But I think that there are good reasons for us Baptists to read a medieval theologian like Aquinas. Let me say up front that I am not an Aquinas scholar or expert. IContinue reading “Why Baptists Should Read Aquinas On The Trinity”
This is a sprawling and sometimes tortuous tome on the Trinity by Augustine. I’ll do my best to summarize it and provide my thoughts. Augustine’s work is organized into fifteen books, each book having several chapters. Books 1-7 can be taken to make up one part, books 9-15 can be taken to make up theContinue reading “Book Review: The Trinity by Saint Augustine”
“A great many of the ideas about God which are trotted out as novelties today are simply the ones which real Theologians tried centuries ago and rejected.” -C.S. Lewis Matthew Barrett concludes Simply Trinity with this quote from C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity. This quote appropriately captures the core of what Dr. Barrett is trying toContinue reading “Book Review- Simply Trinity: The Unmanipulated Father, Son, and Spirit”
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