If all being originates in God, and God is One, how can there be many beings? This is just one of the questions that Dr. Thomas Ward discusses here with Matt and Derek, and in his book, Divine Ideas. Dr. Ward and Matt go way back. And Duns Scotus gets no fist bumps from Derek, even though he might be the hero of Divine Simplicity.
The Book of the Month is The Logic of the Body: Retrieving Theological Psychology, by Dr. Matthew LaPine. Dr. LaPine argues that Protestants must retrieve theological psychology in order to properly understand the emotional life of the human person. For the month of November 2020, Mere Fidelity listeners will get a 25% discount on their purchase of this volume with the code MEREFIDELITYNOV at checkout.