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
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.
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Patrick Henry Reardon is pastor emeritus of All Saints Antiochian Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, and the author of numerous books, including, most recently, Out of Step with God: Orthodox Christian Reflections on the Book of Numbers (Ancient Faith Publishing, 2019).
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