The following article is currently under revision. Please check back after Jan. 1, 2021.
The following is the first of a four-part series. In the Christian tradition, the question of whether philosophy is necessary for theology, or even relevant to it, is a question almost as old as theology itself, for no sooner had theologians embarked upon the project of a programmatic exposition of faith than they found themselves, […]
Throughout Church history Christians have used various images and illustrations to explain why God became a human and died, and why these actions have been considered by the tradition to be salvific. These are referred to as atonement theories, and in general they seek to answer three questions: How is humanity saved through Jesus? Who […]
The following is the fifth lecture in an eight-lecture series. The most recent one can be found here. The existentialist approach you heard about last week emphasized the individual aspect of human interaction with God: the reality of God is impressed upon the individual person when they reflect upon their lives and their boundaries. Yet […]