Easter and Materialism

Ross Allen, a graduate student at the University of Chicago Divinity School, has published a timely and thought-provoking article at The Christian Century entitled "The mystical significance of Jesus’ resurrection." It is full of insights regarding the failures and pitfalls of modern materialism as a context for engaging with any of the early Christian understandings … Continue reading Easter and Materialism

Christ’s Empty Grave in the Writings of David Bentley Hart

Does David Bentley Hart believe in the historical and bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ? Does he think that the grave was empty on Easter morning? I have seen this question asked many times, and it’s not a surprise. For a few generations now, “radical theologians” of many varieties have questioned the historicity of Christ’s resurrection … Continue reading Christ’s Empty Grave in the Writings of David Bentley Hart

Classical Japanese Aesthetics with David Armstrong and David Bentley Hart

Here are a few portions transcribed from "To Dwell in the Evanescent" (a conversation with David Bentley Hart at A Perennial Digression). These highlights will hopefully draw you into the entire conversation with David Armstrong and David Bentley Hart if you haven’t listened yet: 2:30Over the years, more and more, I realized that I had … Continue reading Classical Japanese Aesthetics with David Armstrong and David Bentley Hart