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Hi Jaco,

I am familiar with both Tuggy’s and Norelli’s blogs although I hadn’t been there for a long time.

But since you brought up Tuggy, I stopped over there and read the first article on the subject that I saw there. It was concerning a rather long quote from the church father Hippolytus. Dale decided that in that passage Hippolytus showed himself to be Unitarian, not Trinitarian.

I must say that I am not in the least convinced of that after reading the passage for myself. And if I needed anything else to convince me one way or the other, there is the quote from Hippolytus in the link that I provided yesterday which, unless translated completely wrongly, shows in no uncertain terms that he believed Jesus to be God: ““For Christ is the God over all, who has arranged to wash away sin from mankind, rendering the old man new”
“Refutiation of all Heresies 10”

Arguments to the effect that the church father’s did not believe Jesus is God are going to have to be a whole lot more effective then that one for them to be taken seriously!