"The Lutherans…beyond this…insist upon a communicatio naturarum…. The divine essence is communicated to the human. The one interpenetrates the other. They ' are mixed' (commiscentur)…. Wheretheoneis,theotheris; what theonedoes,theotherdoes. Thehuman is as truly divine as the eternal essence of the Godhead, except that it is not divine ex se but by communication….
"The first remark which suggests itself on this Lutheran doctrine, is its contrast with the simplicity of the Gospel…. Luther as a theologian…seemed…never to doubt the correctness of his interpretations, nor was he willing to tolerated doubt [regarding the correctness of his interpretations] in others….