Indigenous Religions

Thomas Aquinas’s Body-Soul Dualism And The Hierarchy Of Human Dignity In Brazil – Theological Origins Of A Nation’s Self-Understanding, Part 2 (Vinicius Marinho)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. The Ecclesial Endeavor to Define the Brazilian Soul: a Summa of the Colonial Church’s Roman Structure and Thomist-Scholastic Doctrine Sicut videmus quod in uno homine est una anima et unum corpus, et tamen sunt diversa membra ipsius; ita Ecclesia Catholica […]

Theological Ethics

The Ultimate And The Penultimate – Bonhoeffer’s Twofold Contextualism In Adjudicating Competing Ethical Claims, Part 2 (W. Travis McMaken)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. Self-Inflicted Death: Bonhoeffer’s Ethic in Action Reflecting on the development of Bonhoeffer’s ethical thought, Rasmussen notes that, in the portions of the Ethics that deal with particular ethical questions, “the method of deciding, still done contextually, takes the form of […]

Philosophical Theology

Speaking Of God’s Presence As Non-Contrastive Transcendent Distinction (Joyce Konigsburg)

To speak or not to speak of God is an important yet rather uncomfortable question that participants encounter during interreligious and interdisciplinary dialogue. Several Eastern religions, philosophers, and scientists claim God is either non–existent, absent, or “dead” in relation to the cosmos. Conversely, other faiths believe God’s absolute presence embraces everything. For Abrahamic traditions, God […]