A Clark comment on Van Til’s “solution” to the “Problem of the One and the Many.”

About J. B. Aitken

Interests include patristics, the role of the soul in the human person, analytic theology, Reformed Scholasticism, Medievalism, Substance Metaphysics
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5 Responses to A Clark comment on Van Til’s “solution” to the “Problem of the One and the Many.”

  1. cal says:

    There’s good reason to find Van Til more persuasive here, given that Gregory Nazianzus also went almost as far to say that the Father is the essence. The thick bifurcation, as Clark gestures, easily can sound as if the essence is something more core to God than the persons. He’s in good company with Augustine, and the subsequent western tradition, but it’s not only non-biblical, but a faulty premise logically resulting in a kind of unitarianism along the lines of vedanta.

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