Personal Deification Part 1

Dr. M. David Litwa of Virginia Tech joins us once again to talk about deification, divinization, and theosis. In part 1 of 4, we talk about those terms and their similarities and differences. Is deification even compatible with monotheistic religions? And when did people start caring about the divinity of Jesus?

Dr. Litwa’s new book is Desiring Divinity: Self-deification in Early Jewish and Christian Mythmaking, and his website is

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