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“God Became Man that Man Might Become God”

This provocative statement, “God became man that man might become God,” is from the church father Athanasius (ca 298–373), and was in his massively influential On the Incarnation.  It is one of his best-known quotes. Let me explain what I’m going to do here. First, I briefly discuss some … Continue reading

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