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Dogmatic Theology 1.24: Divine Persons

Today, we treat the notion of “person” in God. First, we tackle the definition of person in general. We then ask whether this notion can be applied to God. That question is pursued from the principles of natural reason. Finally, we ask what a Christian should mean by “person” when said of God.

For a useful outline booklet to help order your consideration of the podcast, you might check out this link. Also, if you wish to follow up at an academic level, read my article touching on the inter-religious issues of this topic. I defend a way to find a truth in the Jewish and Islamic affirmation, “God is one” without negating the Trinity.