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  • Gunton argues, on the basis of sort of perichoretic metaphysic that "reality is on all levels 'perichoretic', a dynamism of relatedness."

    Inhabitatio Dei

  • By invoking natural-law norms within a biblical personalism, the late pope integrated Catholic sexual teaching into a theology of communion, whereby sex and marriage are seen as the primordial way in which humans image the tri-personal, perichoretic God outwardly and in relation to each other.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • It would seem that for Them to have the same perichoretic nature, that perichoresis is dependent on spiration instead.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • That the Spirit is Spirit of the Father and the Son does not mean merely that it is only as Father of the Son that the Father breathes forth the Spirit; it also means that a necessary condition of the breathing forth of the Spirit is that there be a perichoretic, and thus "energetic," relationship between the Father and the Son.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Yet it is uncontroversial that the Holy Spirit is originated by the Father only as Father of the Son; moreover, the perichoretic relationship of love between Father and Son is not accidental; the Father doesn't just happen to love the Son, but the two necessarily love each other.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • So, granted that the divine persons are necessarily as well as mutually perichoretic, it hardly seems plausible that the hypostatic origination of each originated person has nothing to do with that of the other.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • But if God is necessarily and thus essentially perichoretic in the way indicated, then we get the Spirit's eternal manifestation ad intra from the Father through the Son just in case we get the Spirit's existence, and vice-versa.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • For God is not just essentially hypostatic; God is essentially perichoretic too.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • There was a perichoretic union between the Church and the State instead of between the Church and the Trinity.

    Sarx

  • There is nothing whatsoever wrong with talking about the church's unity as being perichoretic (in line with Jesus 'language in John 17: 21ff).

    Inhabitatio Dei

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