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￼
“‘Tradition’ …is the conviction that one has truly heard a call from the realm of the transcendent, but a call that must be heard again before its meaning can be grasped or its summons obeyed; and the labor of interpretation is the diligent practice of waiting attentively in the interval, for fear otherwise of forgetting … Continue reading David Bentley Hart’s Call to Inhabit Our Living Traditions
Fr. John Behr says in a 2019 lecture that our distinction between the uncreated (the triune God) and the created (all else) is not the primary distinction made within reality by the apostles. The primary distinction in reality assumed by the scriptures and the apostles was between the invisible realm (which includes God as well … Continue reading A Look at Apocalypse: What is Eternal and What Future Creates Us?