Megan Anna Neff recasts of our relationship to time using Martin Buber’s I/Thou and I/It framework.
In this essay, John B. White explores how (not) to exercise.
Paul Arnold demonstrates that if there is any meaning to be found in sports, it is to be found because of the body, not in spite of it.
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 […]
Book Symposium: Futurity in Phenomenology – “The Politics of Epistempology,” DeRoo Responds to Simmons
Below is Neal DeRoo’s response to the first review of his book Futurity in Phenomenology in our Book Symposium by J. Aaron Simmons. Neal DeRoo is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Dordt College (Sioux Center, IA). In addition to writing Futurity in Phenomenology, he has co-edited several works in phenomenology and philosophy of religion, including […]
J. Aaron Simmons is a regular contributor to the Church and Postmodern Culture blog. He is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Furman University. He is the author of God and the Other: Ethics and Politics After the Theological Turn (Indiana UP, 2011); co-author of The New Phenomenology: A Philosophical Introduction (Bloomsbury, 2013); co-editor of […]
Next week we begin a new book discussion with some fantastic philosophers who are also wonderful gifts to the church.Their work in itself challenges the ecclesia in profound ways, but also draws from the deep wells of philosophical thinkers who themselves, may or may not drink from the water of life that Christ gives, yet […]
By J. Aaron Simmons (Furman University, Department of Philosophy) – firstname.lastname@example.org The following are thoughts inspired by the vigorous discussion that recently occurred on Roger E. Olson’s blog. Olson instigated the discussion by commenting that philosophy and theology are distinct disciplines due to the way in which “special revelation” is used by theology, but […]
Of interest to readers might be this CFP for an upcoming issue of Religions on “Theology and Phenomenology.” The following Special Issue will be published in Religions (ISSN 2077-1444, http://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/). and is now open to receive submissions of full research papers and comprehensive review articles for peer-review and possible publication: Special Issue: Theology and Phenomenology […]