Book Review: The Two Natures In The Child Of God

Edge Induced Cohesion

The Two Natures In The Child Of God, by Ethelbert William Bullinger

When one looks at the question of the nature of Christ [1], it is worthwhile to compare and contrast that nature with that of the believer.  After all, the Bible is very clear that children of God have two natures, a carnal nature that naturally rebels against God’s ways and is vulnerable to great corruption and evil, and a godly nature that desires to imitate Christ.  Given this experience, it can often be easy for us to extrapolate this to the experience of Jesus Christ on the earth, even though His nature did not have our carnality dragging him down.  Suffice it to say that this book does not contain any discussion of the nature of Christ, but it does contain enough worthwhile discussion of the divided nature of human beings in general that it is worthwhile at…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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