Stephen Charnock’s Response to Modal Collapse

As a result of the recent discussion concerning the doctrine of divine simplicity (DDS) an objection has been raised referred to as “modal collapse.” This objection purposes to show an inconsistency in the claims of DDS when brought into relationship with divine freedom. For example, if God’s will is indistinguishable from His essence, He could […]

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The Absence of Chance: The Metaphysical Destitution of Baptist Traditionalism

Register for our Newsletter! Get exclusive offers and receive news before anyone else! Is there chance in this universe if it is created by the God of the Bible? Some would argue that there are compartments of creation not under the control of God, in which case there would be something left to chance. On […]

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Thinking About God: God Is Infinite | The Baptist Reformation

Please don’t forget to check out the video or podcast episodes based on this article. Also, make sure you read the prior article on divine simplicity before moving forward! Question 7 in the Baptist Catechism begins with “God is Spirit,” and moves secondly to infinity. Popularly, infinity is a confusing term. What does it mean? […]

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Thinking About God: God Is Not Composed | The Baptist Reformation

Please don’t forget to check out the video or podcast episodes based on this article. Also, make sure you read the prior article on divine incomprehensibility before moving forward! We have covered divine incomprehensibility and now we’re off to divine simplicity! Sometimes the words we use in theology are not identical to how we use […]

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Another Problem for Theistic Personalism

The problem stated: (1) If God “stepped” into time at creation, then God is both actuality and potentiality (i.e. He had potential to become something He was not before). (2) If God is composed of both actuality and potentiality, He is contingent. (3) If God is contingent, He is not necessary. (4) If God is […]

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