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Is God Narcissistic?

Over the Thanksgiving week, Ben Witherington reacted to Thomas Schreiner’s forthcoming New Testament Theology by suggesting it calls into question “God’s essential moral character.” Witherington did not like Schreiner’s basic theme of the New Testament, “God magnifying himself through Jesus Christ by means of the Holy Spirit.” He thinks that these Christians are recreating God into a narcissistic God.

Denny Burk responded to Ben Witherington’s post.

And now John Piper posted a respond to Ben Witherington. He gives a Biblical basis for his argument and wrote why God’s passion for His own glory is not selfishness.

There are interesting comments on their posts.

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