Christ and Humanity: The God-Man versus the Man-God
By assuming our humanity, Christ dignified our humanity and proved that there is nothing wrong with matter or human nature in itself, as God created it, but that evil and sinfulness are to be ascribed to the perverse will and desire of the creature.
“But this is my doctrine; …By ladders of rope I learned to climb many a window and with nimble legs I climbed high masts…Not good, neither evil, but my taste, as to which I have neither shame nor concealment. Here lies my way where lies yours? I answered them which inquired of me ‘the way.’ For the way existeth not! Thus spake Zarathustra.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra!
Evangelical Christians are often critical of the Enlightenment, especially for its rationalism. Descartes shifted the seat of authority from Scripture, tradition, and ...