“Is Creation Incarnation?” asks Dr. Wood

Note: We are grateful to share this book review by guest writer Lancelot Schaubert. He is a chaplain and artist working in Brooklyn as well as author of the novel Bell Hammers. In this essay, Lancelot reviews The Whole Mystery of Christ: Creation as Incarnation in Maximus Confessor by Jordan Daniel Wood. Now and again, … Continue reading “Is Creation Incarnation?” asks Dr. Wood

Introduction by Jordan Daniel Wood to The Whole Mystery of Christ

Great fifteen-minute introduction below recorded by Jordan Daniel Wood for his forthcoming book The Whole Mystery of Christ: Creation as Incarnation in Maximus Confessor (October 2022 from Notre Dame UP). Jordan gives a quick overview of Maximus scholarship and then moves through the contents of his book with helpful comments on his main points. https://vimeo.com/747294503/3954167c0a

David Opderbeck on David Bentley Hart’s Tradition and Apocalypse

Author note: We are grateful to Dr. Opderbeck for this review. He is Professor of Law at Seton Hall University Law School and also teaches in Seton Hall’s Department of Religion. In addition to his law degrees, he holds an MAT from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Systematic and Philosophical Theology from the … Continue reading David Opderbeck on David Bentley Hart’s Tradition and Apocalypse

Did God Set Us Up to Fail? (Jordan Wood Responds)

[Editorial note: Content here is pulled from social media comments and posted by Jesse Hake (with permissions). Some of this same material, along with additional related content, was also posted here.] First, my friend, Maurice Mo Hagar II, asked for help on social media... Did God set us up to fail? What a great question! … Continue reading Did God Set Us Up to Fail? (Jordan Wood Responds)

God’s Goodness and How We Read the Scriptures

Note on provenance: The main content of this post was compiled from Twitter by Aaron Jordan. He shared it in an online group and gave permission for his work to be re-shared here as well. Aaron is a full-time music educator, a part-time choral conductor, a some-time film composer, and a voracious reader, especially of … Continue reading God’s Goodness and How We Read the Scriptures

Critique of Feser’s Review of You Are Gods

Author note: We are grateful to Seth Hart for sharing this informal response here that he first posted in an online forum out of disappointment with Dr. Edward Feser's recent review of David Bentley Hart’s 2022 You Are Gods: On Nature and Supernature. Seth (no relation to David Hart) is a PhD student at Durham … Continue reading Critique of Feser’s Review of You Are Gods

God’s Judgment

Author note: We are grateful to Aaron Berkowitz for sharing this short article that he wrote for his congregation. Aaron is an ordained Presbyterian Minister in the Presbyterian Church USA. He has a bachelors degree in English literature from UC Riverside and a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He currently lives just outside … Continue reading God’s Judgment

Justin Martyr, Christ, and Socrates

Author note: we are grateful for this post by guest blogger Jack Boczar. He is a current PhD student in philosophy and has a background in economics and continental philosophy. A few months ago I was talking with an Anselm scholar and we came to the topic of the Church Fathers. Hearing about these men … Continue reading Justin Martyr, Christ, and Socrates

Beren and Lúthien: the Power of Love over Death

Author note: we are grateful for this post by guest blogger Nessa Hake. She is a senior in high school and gave permission to her father, regular blogger Jesse Hake, to post this paper that she wrote for a school assignment. J. R. R. Tolkien disagreed with the practice of allegory for the most part … Continue reading Beren and Lúthien: the Power of Love over Death