I've been working on an argument about the necessity of theological reasoning for political philosophy. Read the following in The Beauty of the Infinite. It strikes a chord. I'm keen to try to articulate this section of my thesis as an appeal to a particular political philosophy for self-knowledge and home-coming. Wouldn't it be beautiful… Continue reading Prodigal Theology
I keep find myself pushing up against the limits of philosophy, wanting to cross over into theology, and facing the choice to self-censor.
Questions about how, when, why, and what to forgive have provided a staple of philosophical, theological, and practical moral inquiry ever since the Western cultural tradition developed out of the twin inheritances of Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman thought. In fact, at a later stage in my project I hope to demonstrate that some of these questions… Continue reading Forgiveness: Heads of Discussion
So I'm having another conversation about forgiveness. It's a bit of an occupational hazard when word gets out you're researching the topic for a PhD. The girl sitting across the table from me wants advice. I've never met her before but a friend put us in touch. She wants to know how to forgive. She… Continue reading Forgiveness: Concepts and Stories
If we are to be good lovers in an Autumn season, there must be no room for doubts.
because his love makes me, me.