David A. Garner

The Briefing 10.12.14

Some interesting factoids that might put history into new perspectives: Your entire perception of history is totally whacked out, and we’re going to prove it. With the help of illustrious image manipulator AuntieMeme, we’re about to drop a history bomb of knowledge on all your asses. Real talk. Ikea is now making furniture that you […]

J. Aaron Simmons

The Relevance of Philosophy of Religion to Religious Studies: Of Gaps and Gratitude

By: J. Aaron Simmons (Department of Philosophy, Furman University), www.furman.edu/philosophy/simmons In 1996, William J. Wainwright edited a book entitled God, Philosophy, and Academic Culture: A Discussion between Scholars in the AAR and the APA.  That book features contributions from some of the most influential philosophers of religion and theologians in recent history: Nicholas Wolterstorff, Merold […]

Chad Lakies

Resource: John Caputo’s Lectures on Continental Philosophy

For those of you just dying to get more exposure to the raw material of continental philosophy that comes into the conversations here regarding continental philosophy of religion and postmodernism, especially in conversation about the church–whether impinging directly or tangentially on matters practical or theological–you can’t pass up today’s Resource. John D. Caputo, one of […]

Maxwell Kennel

The Highest Contradiction: The Dyadic Form of St. Paul Among the Philosophers

John D. Caputo and Linda Martín Alcoff. St. Paul Among the Philosophers. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009. 208 pages. $17.90 paperback. St. Paul Among the Philosophers is a landmark of the resurgence of interest in Saint Paul within contemporary continental philosophy. In keeping with the theme of this issue of The Other Journal, the […]