Yesterday I started reading Eleonore Stump’s magisterial 2010 book Wandering in the Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford: Clarendon Press). It’s a BIG book, both in terms of pages (668 of ’em!) and size (6.8”×9.6”). But even more importantly, it’s big in vision as Stump brings her formidable intellect as one of the leading philosophers […]
Why bother with the philosophy of religion? A theologian answers
Here’s the second of two video interviews I did for the Center for Philosophy of Religion at Notre Dame. If you thought the other (two minute) interview was too long then I have good news: this one is half as long!
Can analytic philosophy save theology?
Theology today is beset by a problem, one that is shared by many disciplines in the humanities. The problem is multi-layered. In fact it is a number of problems. Let me take a moment to identify three of them. 1. Skepticism: Many theologians write in the shadow of Kant’s “Copernican Revolution”. There is an enormous and […]