From the March/April, 2012 issue of Touchstone
Theology & the Mind of Christ by Patrick Henry Reardon

Theology & the Mind of Christ

Sacred theology, as Christians understand it, may be described as reflection on divine revelation. I believe this description merits several
comments.

First, it says, “reflection on divine revelation,” not “reflection on the content of revelation.” Revelation is God’s act. It cannot be reduced to a series of declaratory sentences, or propositions. The “content” of revelation is not something separable from the act of Revelation.

For example, God does not simply declare, “I am one God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.” Rather, the Father reveals himself in . . .


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