About Providence, Divine Action and the Church
In this blog, Terry J. Wright posts thoughts and shares research on the Christian doctrine of providence. This doctrine testifies to God’s provision for all things through creation’s high priest, the man Christ Jesus. However, the precise meaning and manner of this provision is a perpetually open question, and this blog is a forum for discussion of the many issues relating to providence and the place of the Church within God’s action.
Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Random Thoughts (3)
Moreover, the Trinity does not provide a model for human relationships. This is because human relationships are transformed in Christ and incorporated into the life of the triune God.
What exactly is God? It’s argued that God’s essence is unknowable. But how far is this idea conceptually similar to the idea of Platonic forms and Kant’s noumena? Each of these things posits a reality that underlies the world of particulars, so how far is the divine essence simply the positing of a reality that underlies the three divine persons?