The following is a guest post by Kyle David Bennett. Kyle is a recent PhD graduate from Fuller Seminary in philosophy of religion and philosophical theology. Before moving to NYC last year he taught philosophy at Azusa Pacific University and theology and ethics at Providence Christian College. He now teaches religion at The King’s College. He lives in Hoboken, NJ with his wife, Andrea, and their five-year old daughter, Elliott.
Hominis Deus: Reflections on the Mass that is Christ
Let us talk about him as we talk about a contemporary about whom we do not make a lot of fuss.
Some tell legends of “Christmas wars”–”Fundies” feverishly battling for the meaning of this holiday, the “reason for the season,” as they put it, and secular liberals pushing for a “Happy Holiday,” not a “Merry Christmas.” To be honest, I’m a bit confused by the armies and their anxiety-ridden attacks. I don’t feel my precious... Read More
Tatsuo Miyajima, Life (rhizome) No.2, 2012 The following is a guest post from Matthew John Paul Tan. Matthew is a Lecturer in Theology and Philosophy at Campion College Australia. Currently he is a Visiting Professor in Catholic Studies and a Research Fellow at the Centre for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University in Chicago. Matthew is also the editor of the theological blog “the Divine Wedgie” (divinewedgie.Blogspot.com).... Read More
Several years ago, I had the privilege of serving as a Eucharistic minister in a small church community in upstate New York. I had come to the Episcopal Church as an adult after a childhood spent in evangelical congregations of varying degrees of fundamentalism. My mother was a converted Catholic and preferred the emphasis these churches placed on relationship over ritual. I came to liturgy later when I could no longer conjure my faith at will. I... Read More
(Thanksgiving, 2013) From the confines of Tegel prison in Berlin, Dietrich Bonhoeffer penned these moving words to his family: “Three Alone But Together” – Carmen Guedez It’s remarkable how we think at such times about the people that we should not like to live without, and almost or entirely forget about ourselves. It is only then that we feel how closely our own lives are bound up with other people’s, and in fact how the center... Read More
The following is Neal DeRoo’s response to Eric Severson’s review of Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Husserl, Derrida and Levinas. With this post we close our latest Book Symposium. We certainly hope you’ve enjoyed this enriching conversation. And we thank all the contributors, not only for their written words, but for the embodied witness their work gives to us. Such deep and committed reflection is indeed a needed... Read More