OHPT: Thoughts on Divine Action and Evolution (Chapter 11)

WHEREIN a philosophical theologian (inadvertently?!) makes a case for Christian environmentalism. Better believe I "hearted" those passages. With last week's chapter on Moral Perfection, we finished the section on "Divine Attributes" and plowed forward into "God and Creation." Dr. Robin Collins leads off with a discussion of Divine Action and Evolution. Collins is Distinguished Professor … Continue reading OHPT: Thoughts on Divine Action and Evolution (Chapter 11)

OHPT: Thoughts on Divine Eternity (Chapter 7)

Goodness. This article was a roller coaster. Some great philosophy, some good theology, and some strange science denialism. I shouldn't be surprised when I come across science denial in this book (the assumptions and methods of science and theology being so different from one another), but it still surprises and saddens me nonetheless. But let's … Continue reading OHPT: Thoughts on Divine Eternity (Chapter 7)

OHPT: Theology and Mystery (Chapter 4)

Chapter 4 is "Theology and Mystery" by William J. Wainwright. Wainwright is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Philosophy with University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. His research focused on the philosophy of religion and theology in the 17th and 18th centuries. He definitely has "philosophy of religion" credentials, as evidenced by the books he has authored. I was … Continue reading OHPT: Theology and Mystery (Chapter 4)