Джон’s Theologoumena: Another Minority Report
Dear Universalists: What on earth are we doing “here”?
Below is a follow to Possible World & Free Choice Counterfactuals of Universalism – the lack thereof It follows that musing — into the afterlife — to…
Possible World & Free Choice Counterfactuals of Universalism – the lack thereof
Universalists can (should!) hold that definitively rejecting God is impossible because there’s no such divinely determined possible world…
Grace, Predestination, the Permission of Sin & the Intention of Ontic Novelties – a universalist approach
Per a universalist account, differences in particular efficacious gracings (manners & degrees of divine presencing) could ensue from divine…
A Defense of Double Agency – with a Goldilocks account of divine sovereignty
I just re-read Fr. Aidan’s revised article, Predestination, Grace, and the Fear of Determinism, the latest in his series of explorations, which test for…
For the Greater Glory of God
It’s been a long time since I’ve thought or said anything new. My task has been trying to say things better. In that vein: We are, each, everlasting…
A Free Will Defense of Hell (doesn’t work)
Below is just an archive of my thoughts as were evoked by The Extrinsic Model of Universal Divine Causality: Divine Providence and Grace at Fr. Kimel’s…
How & Why Jenson’s Right About What God Feels
Below, in his chapter of _Trinity, Time, and Church: A Response to the Theology of Robert W. Jenson, W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2000_ , Colin Gunton probes …
The Norms of Mysterian Appeals: Phantasms Resignified (universalism) or Reinforced (perditionism)?
Some of our mysterian appeals might implicitly posit phantasmagorical dynamics, including transformative resignifications of our temporal modes – past…
Essences don't enhypostasize. They are enhypostasized. Hypostases are enessenced by persons.
Miaphysitism's nothing that need divide our communion. Is the Son's humanity a "universal" (grounded, formal & expressive)? Or, is the Son's humanity a…
We should critically adapt our ontologies to doctrine & not vice versa
What I aspire to grasp are categories, grammars & logics of a vague modal phenomenology that can help me better understand Scriptural & liturgical…
If Universalism is true, then why weren’t all gifted the beatific vision from the cosmic get-go?
especially considering the problem of suffering
A Sophiology of Ignorance – why essential logics must entail concrete personal acts
We don’t employ a personal logic to evade, or even worse, eschew, an essential logic. Insisting that persons are indifferent & irreducible to but…
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