Kenosis (Self-Limitation of God): A Philosophical and Theological Approach

Authors

  • Hasan Özalp Cumhuriyet University

Abstract

https://doi.org/10.12730/13091719.2014.51.96 The theistic concept of God is grounded in the absolute perfection of God. This belief has a philosophical and religious foundation. However, the idea of a perfect being also leads to various problems. Some philosophical and theological approaches attempt to solve such prob-lems by limiting the attributes of God. Among them, kenosis offers so-lutions to certain difficulties in classical theism. However, it also creates additional issues. This study discusses the history of and problems as-sociated with the limitation of God.

Author Biography

Hasan Özalp, Cumhuriyet University

 

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2015-01-29

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Özalp, H. (2015). Kenosis (Self-Limitation of God): A Philosophical and Theological Approach. Ilahiyat Studies, 5(1), 07–36. Retrieved from https://ilahiyatstudies.org/index.php/journal/article/view/216

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