Philosophical Theology

“Scale Relative Ontology” And Simone Weil’s Spiritual Philosophy, Part 1 (N.E. Boulting)

The following is the first of a two-part series. Can the debilitating effects of Scientism – identifying knowledge solely “with science” – be overcome? To answer that question, Simone Weil’s treatment of her three historical categories – Greek Science, Classical Science and Contemporary Science – can be compared to Don Ross’s conception of ‘Scale Relative […]

Theology

Modern Theology And The Dialectic Of God, Part 4 (Kelly Maeshiro)

The following is the last of a four-part series. The first can be found here, the second here, the third here. The Barthian Revolt Barth’s theology is in many ways contiguous with Kierkegaard’s philosophy. Though there are some substantive differences, Barth’s project is more or less identical to Kierkegaard’s from the point of view of the specific topic […]

Theology

Modern Theology And The Dialectic Of God, Part 3 (Kelly Maeshiro)

The following is the third of a four-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. Philosophically speaking, Hegel’s Absolute idealism represented another step past Kantian idealism downward from heaven. We have already remarked upon the manner in which Kantian idealism represented a metaphysical descent from traditional speculative metaphysics, a step from heaven to […]