Can Man Become God?

The idea that man can become God has been called “Theosis,” “Deification,” or “Divinization,” and it actually has a solid pedigree among orthodox theologians, apologists, fathers, doctors, and saints of the Church. But where did they get this idea? After all, Scripture clearly teaches that there is only one God. . . . CONTINUE AT CATHOLIC…

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Can Man Become God?

Introduction One thing that saints like Athanasius, Augustine, and Aquinas all have in common is that they asserted that man can become God. Wait, what??? This teaching is also reflected in the Catechism of the Catholic Church: “The Son of God became man so that we might become God.” (CCC 460) Hold on – What?!?!?!…