Was Jesus' human nature like ours?
This post is the first in a series of five posts that look at what Thomas F. Torrance (TFT) has to say in The Christian Frame of Mind concerning the integration of science and theology in light of the Incarnation of the Word of God. For other posts in the series, click a number: 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 . In keeping with the biblical Nicene faith , TFT affirms that while remaining fully divine, the eternal Son of God, via the Incarnation, added our humanity to his divinity. But what sort of humanity? Drawing on Scripture as understood by the patristic fathers, TFT asserts that the Son of God assumed a "full and complete human mind"---the same one we have, which in The Trinitarian Faith TFT refers to as, "the defiled nature of man" (p. 153). T.F. Torrance (public domain) This truth is vital to understand, because it is in assuming our humanity in its corrupt state and then uniting it with his perfect and perfecting divinity, that the Son of God brings us