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    Must God Be Incorporeal?
    Faith and Philosophy 6 (1): 76-87. 1989.
    Natural theologians have argued that God (logically) must be incorporeal, without body or parts. This conclusion apparently contradicts the common Christian beliefs that God (the Son) was incarnate in the person of Jesus of Nazareth, and now exists everlastingly with a resurrected body. In this paper, I examine the most common rational arguments for divine incorporeality and show that none of them is sufficient to prove it, and that, therefore, none need be a stumbling block to rational acceptan…Read more
  •  3
    Book reviews (review)
    with Donald Wiebe, Abrahim H. Khan, Stephen N. Dunning, James E. Taylor, Blake T. Ostler, William L. Power, and Eric von der Luft
    International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 35 (2): 111-128. 1994.
  •  3
    Joseph Smith and the Trinity
    with Brett McDonald
    Faith and Philosophy 25 (1): 47-74. 2008.
    The theology of Joseph Smith remains controversial and at times divisive in the broader Christian community. This paper takes Smith’s trinitarian theologyas its point of departure and seeks to accomplish four interrelated goals: (1) to provide a general defense of “social trinitarianism” from some of the major objections raised against it; (2) to express what we take to be Smith’s understanding of the Trinity; (3) to analyze the state of modern ST and (4) to argue that, as a form of ST, Smith’s …Read more
  • Comparative Coherency of Mormon and Classical Theism
    Dissertation, University of Michigan. 1975.