Wessling on ‘Idealistic Panentheism’

The third essay in Idealism and Christian Theology is “Idealistic Panentheism: Reflections on Jonathan Edwards’s Account of the God-World Relation” by Jordan Wessling. The essay is
The third essay in Idealism and Christian Theology is “Idealistic Panentheism: Reflections on Jonathan Edwards’s Account of the God-World Relation” by Jordan Wessling. The essay is [More]

Virtual Colloquium: Jeanine Diller, “Global and Local Atheisms”

Today’s Virtual Colloquium is “Global and Local Atheisms” by Jeanine Diller. Dr. Diller received her PhD from the University of Michigan and is currently an assistant professor in
Today’s Virtual Colloquium is “Global and Local Atheisms” by Jeanine Diller. Dr. Diller received her PhD from the University of Michigan and is currently an assistant professor in [More]

Virtual Colloquium: H.D.P. Burling, “Anselm, not Alston: The Reference of ‘God’ Revisited.”

Welcome to the first Virtual Colloquium of the spring term! Today’s paper is “Anselm, not Alston: The Reference of ‘God’ Revisited” by H.D.P. Burling. Hugh Burling is a
Welcome to the first Virtual Colloquium of the spring term! Today’s paper is “Anselm, not Alston: The Reference of ‘God’ Revisited” by H.D.P. Burling. Hugh Burling is a [More]

Virtual Colloquium: Sam Cowling and Wesley D. Cray, “How to be Omnipresent”

Today’s colloquium paper is “How to be Omnipresent” by Sam Cowling and Wesley Cray. Dr. Cowling received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2011 and is
Today’s colloquium paper is “How to be Omnipresent” by Sam Cowling and Wesley Cray. Dr. Cowling received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2011 and is [More]

The new creation part 4, Untamed Wilderness in the Eschaton, by Beth Seacord

Part of the beauty of natural systems is their wildness. We intuitively value things that are un-spoiled, pure, natural, wild and free. A field of sunflowers would seem less beautiful if we found
Part of the beauty of natural systems is their wildness. We intuitively value things that are un-spoiled, pure, natural, wild and free. A field of sunflowers would seem less beautiful if we found [More]

The new creation part 1: Would there still be evolution? By Cara Wall-Scheffler

This is the first of a series of blogposts exploring theological and philosophical reflections on the new creation. The format is the following: each week, we’ll have one blogpost (of about 800
This is the first of a series of blogposts exploring theological and philosophical reflections on the new creation. The format is the following: each week, we’ll have one blogpost (of about 800 [More]

The new creation part 1: Would there still be evolution? By Cara Wall-Sheffler

This is the first of a series of blogposts exploring theological and philosophical reflections on the new creation. The format is the following: each week, we’ll have one blogpost (of about 800
This is the first of a series of blogposts exploring theological and philosophical reflections on the new creation. The format is the following: each week, we’ll have one blogpost (of about 800 [More]

An Argument for the View that God has a Sense of Humor

An Argument for the View that God has a Sense of Humor   Does God have a sense of humor? Here is one argument to think that he does. Let us start with the following uncontroversial premise:
An Argument for the View that God has a Sense of Humor   Does God have a sense of humor? Here is one argument to think that he does. Let us start with the following uncontroversial premise: [More]

A Theistic Dilemma

Here’s a dilemma that might be worrisome for theists. Consider, first, the thesis in  (1). 1. Possibly, God actualizes a morally perfect possible world or a morally very good possible world.
Here’s a dilemma that might be worrisome for theists. Consider, first, the thesis in  (1). 1. Possibly, God actualizes a morally perfect possible world or a morally very good possible world. [More]

Evil and Compatibilism

There is widespread belief that compatibilism + theism cannot offer a credible solution to the logical problem of evil. Why does anyone believe that? I think they’re reasoning this way: if
There is widespread belief that compatibilism + theism cannot offer a credible solution to the logical problem of evil. Why does anyone believe that? I think they’re reasoning this way: if [More]