Leithart: The Adventure of Orthodoxy

Peter Leithart at First Things on The Adventure of Orthodoxy.

It’s a common complaint that patristic Trinitarian theology obscured the gospel by relying on the premises and categories of Greek thought. . . The reality is nearly the opposite. In the process of applying philosophical categories to the God of the gospel, the Church Fathers stretched Hellenism to the breaking point.

 

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