Category Archives for "Philosophy"

The violence of alienation

“A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.” -Proverbs 18:2- “We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when  We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass” -“The Hollow Men,” T.S. Eliot-   […]

Considering the idea of a Biblical Worldview

The concept of a Christian worldview is fundamentally simple, but its implications are profound. There are a modest number of foundational assumptions necessary to view the world from a Christian perspective. Beyond that the task is to seek, as C.S. Lewis wrote, to “Think Christianly” in applying biblically grounded principles and reasoning to these foundational […]

Revisiting 2014…aka another top 10 list.

A little while back I had a fan of Faith on View message me on Facebook asking me to once again post regularly on Faith on View. Okay, truth be told it really was more of an internet friend teasing me for my failures. For those who follow this blog, they noticed that in September posts […]

Philosophy for Theology: A Scholar of Art & Religion

The last part of my Philosophy for Theology project was to discuss my own academic interests. This will certainly give readers a better understanding of what my scholarly agenda is. A Scholar of Art & Religion My area of academic interest is the relationship of religion with modern and contemporary art. In large part, I […]

Philosophy for Theology: Aesthetics and Theology

Today and tomorrow is the Intersections Art Conference at William Jessup University in Rocklin, California. I am one of the conferences plenary speakers tomorrow with a talk entitled “Artist as Theologian.” The piece below is an expository piece that was written for my Philosophy for Theology class. It is actually an expansion of an older […]

Philosophy for Theology: The Difference in Modern and Pre-modern Cosmological and Anthropological Presuppositions

Last semester I took a class called Philosophy for Theology. My art scholarship has been becoming more philosophical as I work on Aesthetics and I felt a I needed more philosophical grounding. So, this course was a good survey of issues that are relevant to my areas of concern. For our final rather than writing […]

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