This is the fourth post in a series. For part one click here, part two click here, and part three click here. ‘Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death – that is, the […]
This is the third post in a series. For part one click here, and part two click here. The Two Wills… In this post, I’ll explain a bit more about how Maximus saw the two wills functioning in the one person of Christ. Some of the problems with this idea could be: Did it mean that […]
What has this passion to do with the two wills of Christ?
This probably still sounds so like an abstract philosophical debate, and to be honest, it’s going to sound worse before it sounds better…
Schizophrenic Jesus? Imagine you were facing an inquisition and, on pain of torture, mutilation, and exile, they asked you to answer the following question correctly: ‘How many ‘wills’ does Jesus have – one or two?’ Apart from thinking you’d stumbled into a Monty Python sketch, what else might go through your mind? Is that even […]
At church last Sunday the person leading the service began with the idea that God is the God who ‘sees’ us, and so I’ve been thinking about what it means that God sees us.