Energies in the Bible and Select Fathers by Rev Dr John (Patrick) Ramsey

The Orthodox churches are known for the general acceptance of the arguments of St Gregory Palamas in a series of 14th Century councils such that we can speak of the ἐνέργεια (energies, working, operations or activities) of God as distinct from the essence of God, what God is. They are, though, proper to the essence […]

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10 Questions for the Palamite

10 questions for the Palamite on essence/energies, simplicity, Thomism, dogma and other related topics.           Below is a transcription of the ten questions for the Palamite:   Both Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox agree God is simple. Neither claim he is a composite being. The Roman Catholic Church has dogmatized the […]

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