When a Devout Christian Attends a Rave and Takes MDMA

Flying From The Divine We found ourselves among the magenta lights, Swimming in the ocean of fireflies, Dancing in the galaxy of vibrating embers. A certain kind of bliss. But not the blessed happiness. I saw you sitting before me, sipping an ice cold rivet, slightly nodding your head as the band before us exploded … Continue reading When a Devout Christian Attends a Rave and Takes MDMA

On the Interchangeability Between Different Models of the Trinity

The Trinity is a fascinating doctrine. It is important to always keep divine simplicity squarely in view when pondering the Trinity, in order to avoid slipping into idolatry. I recently realised that the classic "Father, Son, Spirit" presentation of the Trinity is not the only possible way to speak of this divine mystery. In fact, … Continue reading On the Interchangeability Between Different Models of the Trinity

Divine Plurality For Non-Trinitarians

Jews and Muslims stand united in their rejection of the Trinity. To them, the doctrine seems to compromise the divine unity; it seems to directly violate the Shema and the Shahada, which clearly state that there is only one God: Deuteronomy 6:4, The Shema Yisrael שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵינוּ יְהוָה אֶחָֽד Shema Yisrael Adonai eloheinu … Continue reading Divine Plurality For Non-Trinitarians