Bryne Lewis

Boredom and the Possibility of Community

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 […]

Eric Severson

Book Symposium: Futurity in Phenomenology: Severson’s Reflections on DeRoo

In the review below, Eric Severson takes up Neal DeRoo’s Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Hussel, Levinas and Derrida in two respects. First, he addresses the book according to its philosophical pedigree–the work after all deals with a line of thinking in 20th century Continental thought and considers it’s consequences. Severson’s review will […]

Chad Lakies

RESOURCE: Richard Kearney on Narrative Imagination and Catharsis

We haven’t done a RESOURCE post in quite some time. And since things have been dormant here for a bit now, it seems a good time to point readers to some worthy material for further pondering and perusal. The work of Richard Kearney does not get as much attention as it deserves (at least I […]

Geoffrey Holsclaw

CFP: Varieties of Continental Thought and Religion

CFP: Varieties of Continental Thought and Religion Conference (Link) Varieties of Continental Thought and Religion June 15-16, 2012 Ryerson University Toronto, Canada¬† Confirmed Speakers: John Caputo (Syracuse U.), Bettina Bergo (U. de Montreal), more to be announced in the near future. We invite submissions from scholars and graduate students based in Canada and abroad on […]