Resonance Theological Journal Resonant Points

The Ultimate Purpose of the Incarnation (Part 2)

Several months ago while I was at work I saw something quite unusual. On a busy main street I heard a bunch of honking and looked over to see a woman driving a sedan with a gasoline pump handle and hose sticking out of the side of her car. Traffic…
Resonance Theological Journal Waves Uncountable

The Ultimate Purpose of the Incarnation (Part 1)

I think it would negligent on my part to not attempt to address the most famous and widely quoted statement from On the Incarnation. I will quote the statement and the fuller context and then attempt to grapple with the meaning and application…
Resonance Theological Journal Cross Jesus Passion

Why Christ Had to Die the Way He Did

In On the Incarnation Athanasius addresses objections to the Christian doctrine of Jesus Christ suffering and dying on a cross. I want to explore in this his answers to the following questions: Why did he submit to the kind of death he actually…
Resonance Theological Journal Incarnation Jesus Athanasius

Why the God Word had to Become Human

The foremost heresy worldly people have ever been faced with is this: The eternal God took a human body as his “place.” I am here now not talking about heresy in the sense of a departure from Christian orthodoxy but rather departure from…
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In Truth Only God Can Save

The Lord Jesus Christ stated plainly: “All things have been handed over to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.” (Luke 10:22,…