This term stemmed from the work of Jean Piaget and his work on cognitive development of children.Accommodation is the cognitive process of revising existing cognitive schemas, perceptions, and understanding so that new information can be incorporated.In order to make sense of some new information, you actual adjust information you already have (schemas you already have, etc.) to make room for this new information. Accommodation (or condescension) is the theological principle that God, while being in His nature unknowable and unreachable, has nevertheless communicated with humanity in a way which humans can understand and respond to.but rather whether they explain his appreciation and use of divine accommodation.
The fact that God has chosen to use the limited in order to reveal the unlimited may seem hard to understand, but is easy to accept once the notion of an infinite, all-powerful God is presupposed.
This belief was generally held throughout the historical Christian church, and is still held by evangelical and fundamentalist Christians today.
Throughout the history of the Christian church, it has been generally held that the Bible – both the Old Testament and the New Testament – were divinely inspired.
It appears almost contradictory that the Christian God, as revealed in the Bible, is often described in terms of his supreme transcendence and the inability of limited, finite man to comprehend and know the God who is unlimited and infinite – the contradiction being that even this knowledge can be known by humanity and recorded in scripture.
Although this may appear on the surface to be an illogicality, the status of the Christian God's unknowability is only true insofar as God acts not to reveal himself.
The concept is that scripture has accommodated, or made allowance for, the original audience's language and general level of understanding.