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The influence of Platonism upon the development of Christianity is well‐documented, particularly with regard to the deliberations that took place in the fourth and fifth centuries regarding the nature of Trinity. A topic that has received less attention is the philosophies of the (so‐called)...
St Thomas Aquinas enjoys the repute of having given five proofs of God's existence, the famous ‘Five Ways’: Respondeo dicendum quod Deum esse probari potest quinque viis– I reply that you have to say that God's existence can be proved in five ways – and here they come! For students of philosophy...
Although St. Thomas Aquinas holds that the transcendentals are convertible with being, one may question whether they all follow upon the metaphysical principles of a creature in the same way. Aquinas raises the question when he says that creatures are one by essence but good only by being. This...
It is becoming increasingly more common in Christian theism to conclude that the classical predication of a necessary God who interacts with contingent creation is logical inconsistency. This criticism is especially made by Process theists, but joining with them have been proponents of Open...
This paper examines Lewis's doctrine of transposition, referred to by him as a contribution to the philosophy of the Incarnation. We show how it is rooted in Lewis's Platonism, in his reading of the works of Henry More and Bishop Berkeley, and how it discloses his understanding of scripture,...
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