The Doctrine of God in Reformed Orthodoxy, Karl Barth, and the Utrecht School: A Study in Method and Content (Studies in Reformed Theology, Volume 25)

By Dolf te Velde

Within the Doctrine of God Dolf te Velde examines the interplay of process and content material in 3 traditionally vital bills of the doctrine of God.

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J. H. Alsted distinguishes among God’s presence with all creatures, with all saints, and with Jesus Christ. A parallel contrast is the single among the presence of operation, of grace, and of union. ninety one you can still additionally distinguish among God’s habitation (in heaven, in Christ, within the soul of the believer) and God’s manifestation (in the entire world). ninety two Girolamo Zanchi mentions a specific means of divine presence within the sacraments. ninety three Given the assertion that God is through divine essence current to all locations and all beings, Reformed Orthodoxy needs to come to phrases with the trouble that fact is corrupted by way of sin. doesn't God’s essence turn into infected through its touch with these types of evil creatures? the answer of this trouble lies within the undeniable fact that the mode of God’s presence doesn't encompass blending with the creatures, yet of being really current whereas holding his transcendence and holiness. ninety four a query that reasons the Reformed orthodox a few hassle is, even if God might be acknowledged to exist outdoors the area or outdoors all areas. at the one hand, this appears to be like implied via the assertion that God is contained by way of not anything. nevertheless, if God exists open air all areas, it can be concluded that God is nowhere, and if so, it can be argued that God doesn't exist in any respect. in regards to the time earlier than God created the realm, it truly is asserted that God then existed inside of Godself. ninety five so much authors, while declaring that God exists outdoor the realm (extra mundum), upload that this could be understood negatively, now not definitely. which means via mentioning such an statement as that they assert that God’s presence isn't really restricted to the created international and furthermore, they don't intend to take a position approximately how God might be current outdoor the area, as the created universe is the restrict of our considering. a number of writers talk about the query of imaginary house: is it attainable to think about area outdoor our universe? Mastricht sketches the differentiated history of the ­question. First, 90 Maccovius, Loci communes, 153; Hyperius, Methodus Theologiae, one hundred forty five; Gomarus, Opera theologica, 6; Walaeus, Loci communes, 166. ninety one  Alsted, Theologia scholastica didactica, seventy five; Hoornbeeck, Institutiones, 103. 92 Heidegger, Corpus theologiae, seventy eight. 93 Zanchi, De natura Dei, ninety two. 94 Zanchi, De natura Dei, ninety three; Mastricht, Theoretico-practica theologia, 123–124; De Moor, Commentarius, 628. 95 Walaeus, Loci communes, 166; Maccovius, Loci communes, 153; Turrettini, Institutio, 181, with regards to Tertullian, Contra Praxeam. doctrine of god: attributes of the 1st order one hundred sixty five the (medieval) scholastics brought the idea that of imaginary, endless areas as an auxiliary notion with a view to help and clarify the declare that God is omnipresent (namely, current to limitless imaginary space); they didn't imagine, besides the fact that, that there's in truth such limitless area. moment, the Cartesians hire the idea that of imaginary area within the feel of “extended our bodies. ” They distinguish among the “infinity of perfection” that applies basically to God, and the “infinity of volume” which they ascribe to those imaginary spatial worlds.

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