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Order of the Trinity

Why is the order of the Trinity always discussed in terms of Father, Son, and then the Holy Spirit? Why not the other way around: Holy Spirit, Son, and Father? 669 more words


OT Lectionary May 31st Trinity Sunday Isaiah 6:1-8

Regular thoughts on the oft-neglected Old Testament Lectionary passages.

Here it comes again – the Sunday preachers love to hate. How do we help people to understand the mystery of the Trinity? 507 more words

OT Lectionary

Sermon Edition: People of the Spirit

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 

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A Third-Wave of Trinitarian Theology? Sarah Coakley's Recent Typology

In her recent article, “Afterword: Relational Ontology, Trinity, and Science,” in the volume The Trinity and an Entangled World ed. by John Polkinghorn, Sarah Coakley enumerates what she calls three general “waves” of Trinitarian theology in the twentieth century.   1,907 more words


I’ve been checking on Trinity every half an hour or so. I know when it’s windy and raining and I’m hurting, that she’s hurting too. She’s a lovely German Shepherd, who has shoulder dysplasia. 138 more words


Traveling Engineer, part 2

In mid-April, George Kellner and his wife invited us to New York to spend dinner with them and the other scholars. It was a truly amazing evening and I would like to thank him for everything. 842 more words

Against the Hellenization Thesis

Having spent the better part of four (now almost five) years studying Patristic and Medieval theology, one of the most reoccurring themes I encounter from new classmates and my students when I get the opportunity to teach, is the “Hellenization thesis.”  I wrote about this  1,633 more words