Theistic Personalism Definition & Meaning

Jonathan Garner
3 min readFeb 14


A view of God that says that God is in the category of being a person like you and me, but without the finite limitations of humans. This view contrasts with classical theism, which asserts that there is a Personal Reality that is Ultimate. In other words, for classical theism, God can’t be reduced to a category or sub-category; there would be no such distinction in God.


The implication of this is that theistic personalism tends to reject attributes of God like simplicity, immutability…

Jonathan Garner

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