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Implications of God as the Source of Creation
He is Sovereign
He is Distinct
He is Unique
Creation is Good
Preservation (Providence)
A Present, active matainence.
Aquinas defnined faith as:
Intellecutal assent to propositions
The Way of Eminence/Supererogation
an anological expansion of "good" human characteristics in order to understand God
Analogy
`Greek thought
`God can by known by extrapolating human characteristics
`Appropriate for God's being
Natural Theology
God's essence/Character can be known by human rational
Analogy of Being/Great Chain of Being
God can be known through the analogy of creation
Univocal
language supposing substantial commonality between God and man
Identity - Modalistic Monarchianism
The father and son are the same
Distinctions are apparent but not ontological
examples of people who were identity or modalistic M's:
Praxeas
Sabellius
Distinction
There is distinction between the three
examples of distinctionists
Tertellian
Hyppolytus
Adoptionism
Wanted a synthesis
There was a time when the son BECAME divine
it was bestowed on him
Kinds of Adoptionism
Ebionism
Dynamic monarchianism
Subordination/Derivation
The Father is greater than the son
Examples of subordinists
Origen
Arian
Ebionism
Jesus not redeemer - a revealer
Dynamic monarchianism
God is a simple being, no parts.
Radical transcendence - a very strict distinction between material and spiritual
Example of D Monarch
Theodotus
"Trinitarianism is polytheistic"