Monthly Archives: July 2014

Book Write-Up: The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth

Karl Barth was a twentieth century Swiss theologian.  Because he is often discussed on the religion blogs that I read, I figured that I should solidify my knowledge about him and his theology.  Thus, I checked out The Cambridge Companion … Continue reading

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Interesting Criticism of Kant

Originally posted on Theologians, Inc.:
Take from here: ‘In response to Kant’s view that we impose form and order and intelligibility on the content of our sense experience by drawing on the a priori forms of intelligibility that are innate in…

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Ramblings on Reading Different Perspectives

When I was a teenager, I would mostly read one side of an issue.  On the rare occasions that I did venture forth to read another side, my mind would be in defensive mode: I would try to refute what … Continue reading

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Did Jesus leave his grave behind? An interview with Mike Licona.

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
There can be little doubt that the Christian faith stands and falls with the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth who claimed this would be the Way His heavenly father would defeat evil forever. For many people having…

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Gaza Interview- Truthout

Originally posted on Global Justice in the 21st Century:
? [Prefatory note: This is an interview with a knowledgeable Greek journalist covering a range of issues associated with the Gaza ordeal] ? “Blood on American Hands”: Richard Falk on Palestine…

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Movie Write-Up: Inequality for All

I watched the Robert Reich documentary, Inequality for All, a couple of nights ago.  In this documentary, Robert Reich was arguing that the decline of the middle class in the United States is not good for the economy or society.  … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism

Existentialism is an attempt to find meaning in life when there is cause to despair. Why would anyone believe that there is cause to despair?  The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism refers to reasons, as it interacts with the thoughts of … Continue reading

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“Let It Go”—-For Ten Hours

I’ve not seen the Disney movie Frozen yet.  I plan to eventually, since the Snow Queen Elsa from Frozen will be a character in the upcoming season of Once Upon a Time (one of my favorite shows). Even though I’ve … Continue reading

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Johnson-cosmic redemption

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am continuing to read and reflect on Elizabeth Johnson’s Ask the Beasts. When I was in seminary long ago I had to read the medieval theologian, Duns Scotus.  I had no clue what he was…

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Book Write-Up: Sacred Fragments, by Neil Gillman

Neil Gillman.  Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the Modern Jew.  Jewish Publication Society, 1990. Neil Gillman teaches theology at Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City.  I audited a class of his when I was a student there.  His book, … Continue reading

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