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October 20, 2014
Doctrine DOES Change
Over the last two weeks, Pope Francis made some courageous steps in dragging the Catholic...
October 15, 2014
Postmodernism Is Dead (Again), and Its Successor Is Worse
Postmodern philosophy saved my faith. Of that there is no doubt, and I've not been...
September 23, 2014
You Don’t Know If God Exists…Or Doesn’t Exist
Friend of the blog and Yale philosopher Keith DeRose has a fascinating interview up at...
February 12, 2014
God Is Not Eternal
Writing a book on the atonement is like peeling the layers of an onion. Everything...
December 18, 2013
Five Honest Questions for Process Theology
This post should be properly titled, "Five Questions for Process Theologians," because you cannot actually...
October 25, 2013
Philosophy and Theology Are Like an Old Married Couple, and They’re Not Getting Divorced [Questions That Haunt]
This week's Question That Haunts Christianity came from Davidson, a 15-year-old high school student: I'm not quite...
September 13, 2013
Slavoj Žižek and the Illusion of Religion
I'm getting audited, which I can tell you completely sucks. And I'm getting audited for...
September 07, 2013
Who the Heck is Slavoj Žižek?
Who is Slavoj Žižek, I ask? Peter Rollins's father? A homeless man? The most brilliant Continental...
August 13, 2013
Richard Beck has a useful debunking and re-bunking of Anselm's (in)famous "ontological argument" for the...
July 18, 2013
Suspicions that God May Not Exist
Keith DeRose, philospher at Yale and running partner of Miroslav Volf, has a long and...
April 28, 2013
God Doesn’t Know What You Think God Knows [Questions That Haunt]
This week, Sam asked us a question about God's omniscience (you can find Sam at...
April 18, 2013
See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me
Actually, listen to me. If you haven't gotten enough of me this week, I've taken...
April 06, 2013
Can Postmodern Theology Live in Our Churches? #STN2
That is the overarching question at Subverting the Norm 2, a conference that I'm attending...
February 21, 2013
Why Does Integral Philosophy Sound Like New Age?
A lot of my friends like integral philosophy. I remember years ago when evangelicals readers...
December 08, 2012
Nancey Murphy on the Universe’s Purpose
One of my mentors, Nancey Murphy, weighs in on the Templeton Foundation's new series, Does...
December 05, 2012
How Levinas Overcame Heidegger
David Sessions explains: While Heidegger’s central argument was that the meaning of Dasein is nothing...
October 15, 2012
Are You an Ignostic?
I received an email from a reader last week claiming that he is an ignostic,...
October 08, 2012
Is It Reasonable To Believe in God?
There's been a lot of talk about Alvin Plantinga's latest book. Plantinga is the most...
August 04, 2012
Philosophical Movement in Minimalism
A cool series of minimalist graphics to represent the major philosophical movements in history. For...
June 29, 2012
When Religion and Animal Rights Collide
The always outspoken and controversial ethicist, Peter Singer, calls on religions that require ritual slaughter...
June 19, 2012
Philosophy = Learning How to Die
Maybe you've been reading about Pete Rollins's Pyro-Theology. If you like that, you should also...
May 07, 2012
Postmodernism Is Dead, and Critical Realism Isn’t Its Successor
For years, people have been telling me that postmodernism is dead. The most recent is...
April 02, 2012
Reading Gagnon: Getting Ready [Scot]
This week, Scot Miller is blogging about Robert Gagnon's book, The Bible and Homosexual Practice:...
March 05, 2012
What’s After Postmodernism?
Geoff Holsclaw attempt an answer: If you missed it, postmodernism died on September 24th, 2011. ...
January 27, 2012
Eckhart and Apologetics
Meister Eckhart, the thirteenth-century Dominican speculative mystic, is one of my favorite writers. I have...
January 26, 2012
I have to admit, I was surprised when Tony asked me to guest blog while...
December 21, 2011
Christian Philosopher Takes on the New Atheists
Last week, there was a nice write up on Alvin Plantinga in the New York...
August 17, 2011
David Carr and St. Augustine – Separated at Birth?
On our 900-mile drive home from Texas yesterday, Courtney and I listened to the better...
August 06, 2011
In Praise of Relativism
One of my favorite fellow relativists, Stanley Fish, recently took to the pages of the...
June 11, 2010
Got an email today from a guy looking to read a paper I wrote on...
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