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The nature of God includes all aspects and characteristics attributed directly to the person of God, possibly including all the omni- aspects (e.g. omniscience), love, hate, persons (e.g. the Trinity) or other attributes.

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Do Biblical Unitarians have a theology and definition of divine simplicity?

The doctrine of divine simplicity says that God is simple (without parts). The general idea can be stated in this way: The being of God is identical to the "attributes" of God. ...
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What is the earliest clear and unambiguous post-NT denial of the Holy Spirit's personhood in Christianity?

Essentially the opposite of this question: What is the earliest recorded post-NT instance of a clear and unambiguous denial of the personhood of the Holy Spirit? When was it claimed for the first ...
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How does Oneness Pentecostalism interpret Matthew 24:36?

Matthew 24:36 (NIV) 36“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. If the Father and the Son are expressions of the same God, how come ...
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In what respect did Gregory Nazianzen think the pure Nicene faith was adulterated at Constantinople in 381?

In contrast to the previous pro-Homoian emperor Valens, “it was soon clear that Theodosius would pursue a pro-Nicene line.” (LA, 251) In February 380 - only one year after he was declared Augustus and ...
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How would an Open-Theist explain that God's exhaustive foreknowledge would lead to predeterminism?

So in the comments of this answer: How do non-Open-Theists reason a basis for "Free will"? The question: "Why must it be that a choice that is known by God in advance is not your own? [...
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How are God, angels, men and devils related, according to the Scriptures?

I see a lot of pseudo-Scriptural mysticism on the subject of the identities of angels and devils, men and God. I say mysticism not to dismiss attempted explanations categorically, but because the ...
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God's patience towards the demons in 1 Peter 3

I understand that there are three popular interpretations of 1 Peter 3:18-20. Jesus preached salvation, a second proclamation of grace to those who are in Hell. Similarly, Jesus preached to those in ...
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Correlations between "Names of God", "God's attributes", and the 3 common ways of knowing God ("univocal, analogical, equivocal")

When reading philosophical theology literature, I often come across 3 sets of terminologies to how a human being comes to (metaphysically) know God or to understand (conceptually) who God is: ...
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What is an overview of positions on whether there is something wrong with letting an LLM "play the role of God"?

LLMs (Large Language Models), the technology behind ChatGPT, BingChat, Gemini, Mistral AI, etc., is on the rise, and the current and future generations will use this technology as a primary technology....
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