In seminary, I organized God into theological categories

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In seminary, I organized God into theological categories such as Christology, soteriology, pneumatology, ecclesiology, missiology, and eschatology. Eventually I discovered instead that it really came down to these categories: (1) Everythingiology – seeing God in, as, and through all things; (2) Everyoneiology – recognizing God as the underlying, unchanging and fundamental essence of all people; and (3) Incomprehensibliology – the futility of systematizing, formulating, concretizing, and institutionalizing God.

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  1. Puddleglum says:

    That is humorous in a way, Jim. We were always taught from the pulpit that humanity’s problem was we had too small a view of God because we always try to put God in a box. Now it turns out that those in the ministry were taught to do just that in seminary. Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. 😀

  2. salyers8 says:

    Slicing and dicing God seems an exercise in futility.

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