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Software Developer, part-time pastor, and I raise chickens. Who can't love a chicken?

For Christianity.stackexchange.com, my religious background:

  • Grew up in a Protestant, evangelical, nondenominational "Bible Church" (-1990)
  • earned a M.Div at a Baptist Seminary (2008) and pastored a very small Baptist church (2004 - 2008)
  • Served in an Episcopal Church, and yes I did that site. (2008 - 2013)
  • Back to a Baptist church that has a true passion for breaking down the barriers of church so as to focus on the original mission of the church - namely to bring Jesus to a dying world.

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comment Why do adherents to Hypostatic Union believe that God the Son (Jesus) must be fully Human?
@fredsbend He is pulling out Gregory of Nazianzus, who goes back to the 4th Century
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comment Why do adherents to Hypostatic Union believe that God the Son (Jesus) must be fully Human?
Also, I'm scoping it to exclude non-mainstream Christologies
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revised Why do adherents to Hypostatic Union believe that God the Son (Jesus) must be fully Human?
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comment Why do adherents to Hypostatic Union believe that God the Son (Jesus) must be fully Human?
This is bordering on a truth question, but I think it is actually fairly interesting.
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comment Why do adherents to Hypostatic Union believe that God the Son (Jesus) must be fully Human?
I don't know if this is a duplicate, but it is definitely very closely related: christianity.stackexchange.com/a/7797/1039. That one asks if Jesus was Human, however, and yours gets to Why?
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comment What is the Scriptural basis for Modalism?
The Athanasian Creed (pretty much definitional of Mainstream Christianity) explicitly calls out Modalism as heresy
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comment What are the general positions of different traditions on the question “did Jesus have to die?”
Catholics are particularly hard to pin down, especially over time. All 3 schools were started by Catholics, and they tend to be more focused on what operates the grace rather than what it effects.
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comment How could God be incarnate in an ignorant baby and be ignorant of everything?
FYI, this is probably also a duplicate of : christianity.stackexchange.com/a/5569/1039 and/or christianity.stackexchange.com/a/4963/1039
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comment which is more important. Unity
Welcome to C.SE! When you get the chance, please find out how we are different than other sites. In particular, we aren't really looking for the "Truth" of things here - rather we are seeking to understand what important theologians have typically said. Please understand this question will likely get closed, because you are looking for a personal application or advice - and we're really more about understanding extant theologians here instead.
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reviewed Reviewed How Christians are expected to accommodate or view the existence and presence of other religions vis a vis Christianity?
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