‘Creator,’ with Peter Leithart

Peter Leithart joins the Mere Fi crew to discuss his new book on Genesis 1 and the doctrine of God.

What is the most basic aspect of God’s identity? What do we know Him as first? One potential answer to those questions is God as Creator. Repeat Mere Fidelity guest, Peter Leithart, has written a book that sets out to examine the idea of God as Creator as found in Genesis 1. But this is not without controversy. Matt, Derek, and Alastair push back hard in this very fruitful discussion.

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Alastair’s Boss
What’s the problem with Genesis 1?
God’s First Name
God’s Dependence?
God’s Freedom
Language and Accommodation
Negation, Affirmation, and Progress

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