Category Archives: Eastern Orthodoxy

Karl Barth’s Reformed Doctrine of Theosis in Contradistinction to the Eastern Orthodox

In light of Hank Hanegraaff’s Chrismation into Eastern Orthodoxy, I thought I would do a post on theosis; it just so happens that in my readings, apart from all of this, I just read through a study on Barth’s theology … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Neder, Barth, Eastern Orthodoxy, Patristic Theology, Salvation, Soteriology | 2 Comments

Harnack’s Hellenization Thesis, Heretics, and Evangelizing Metaphysics: Thomas Torrance and Thomas Aquinas

In this post I will write off the top, for the most part, at least when referring to Thomas Torrance, and will offer some suggestions about how I think Torrance operated in his constructive methodology of retrieving patristic theology, and … Continue reading

Posted in Doctrine Of God, Doctrine of God, Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Orthodoxy, Greek Orthodox, Patristic, Patristic Theology, Peter Leithart, Robert Jenson, T. F. Torrance, Thomas Aquinas, Thomas F. Torrance, Thomism | 2 Comments

St. Ephrem the Syrian, Thomas F. Torrance on a Theology of Nature rather than Natural Theology

Thomas Torrance has many things in common with the Patristic theologians and writers he spent so much time with. Mark Mourachian a scholar of one of these early Christian theologians, St. Ephrem the Syrian, constructively brings T.F. Torrance into discussion … Continue reading

Posted in Doctrine Of Creation, Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Orthodoxy, Patristic, Patristic Theology, St. Ephrem the Syrian, T. F. Torrance, Theology of Nature, Thomas F. Torrance

image of the image of the image: Dei, Christi, Nos

Here is a good quote from Greek Orthodox theologian Khaled Anatolios on the vicarious humanity of Christ and Incarnation: A helpful way to synthesize the argument of Against the Greeks—On the Incarnation and to integrate it with Athanasius’s later and … Continue reading

Posted in Christology, Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Orthodoxy, Salvation | 5 Comments

Sola Scriptura Responding to Orthodoxy

This clip was taken from a blog I just came across (as a result of Maximus’ comment in the last post) over at Classical Christianity. The speaker (I didn’t catch his name) is making an argument against the Protestant principle … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Doctrine of Scripture, Eastern Orthodoxy, Tradition | 7 Comments