Category Archives: Philosophy

Helpful books on subject of classical theism

I wanted to respond to Fr Kimel’s article today via another blog post in order to expound on why I recommend the books I recommend. Fr Kimel gives a sourcement of books in regard to the topic of divine simplicity … Continue reading

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Are Anabaptists orthodox?

I use the term Anabaptist here to refer to someone who deliberately denies baptism to infants. Although technically, the term means “no baptist” and a better term would be credobaptist. I reject the term credobaptist to refer to such people … Continue reading

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Areas Protestants Could Improve Upon

First off, there is one thing that Protestants have down solid–their unswerving love and devotion to the word of God–the Bible (Jesus would be the Word of God). That is something that Catholics and Orthodox should better upon themselves. That’s … Continue reading

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What Exactly is a Fundamentalist?

At times I see some of the more “progressive” Evangelicals characterizing “some Catholics” as fundamentalists and of course many Catholics characterize Evangelicals as fundamentalists as well (I even had a professor who was Lutheran who considered Evangelicals to be equivalent … Continue reading

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Women’s Ordination: Starting Points

I came across this video by N.T. Wright a while back. It’s interesting because I think it points out the major problems in making a radical egalitarian argument on this base. The radical egalitarian normally begins his argument for the … Continue reading

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In praise of Greek philosophy!

It is regretfully common nowadays to see Protestants rejecting the intermingling of Christian theology and Greek philosophy but the Greek philosophical traditions have a lot to praise for in the Christian theological tradition. Without them, Christianity wouldn’t be Christianity! Take … Continue reading

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An Orthodox Christian is in My Religion and Moral Issues Class!

My Religion and Moral Issues class that I’m taking this summer that is going to prevent me from blogging for quite a bit has an Orthodox Christian in it–I’m fairly certain a Syriac Orthodox Christian so jrj1701 might have something … Continue reading

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Hans Urs von Balthasar: Credo

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