Friday, August 08, 2014

Divide that topic

The continuing tradition of treating creation and salvation as distinct topics in Systematic Theology leaves the impression that the divine purposes can be divided at least into two distinct phases, if not intention. I want to suggest that this is misleading and is a distortion of the biblical witness, which leads to an under-valuing and possible exploitation of the created order.— Theosis, Volume 2, page 197

<idle musing>
Ain't it the truth! We love our categories, though, so I doubt we'll stop dividing and subdividing anytime soon. But the consequences of atomization...
</idle musing>

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