United in Reverence
Christopher Jackson on Christian Orthodoxy & the Self-Revelation of God
Christians should hesitate to lay down Trinitarian dogma. So says Hilary of Poitiers as he begins a lengthy discourse on the doctrine of the Holy Trinity. This seeming inconsistency stems from a dual understanding of orthodoxy that conservative Christians must regain: orthodoxy as a boundary to separate correct from false teaching, and orthodoxy as the incomprehensible self-revelation of God.
American conservative Christians, whether Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, or Protestant, enthusiastically proclaim right teaching and set it apart from wrong. Well- . . .