Read more "Is Philosophy Therapy, Or Is It Simply A Search for Truth? Nigel Warburton Interviews Jules Evans — Feral Philosophy"
There’s been a lot of interest in reviving Stoic philosophy recently, particularly the therapeutic aspects of it. I’m skeptical about this, as in my view philosophy is primarily the attempt to understand, and as such is an activity of enquiry. There’s no guarantee that discovering how things are will benefit us psychologically: it might in fact make things much worse. As Friedrich Nietzsche pointed out, it might not even be possible to confront the deeper truths of reality head-on. That would make human existence unbearable. What do you think?
Read more "JUST AS GOD SEES THEM: MY RESPONSE TO CARDINAL BURKE by Kevin Elphick — ORTHODOXY IN DIALOGUE"
Cardinal Raymond Burke speaks at a pro-life and pro-family conference in Rome on May 17, 2019. (National Catholic Reporter) Back in February of this year, Pope Francis asked Catholics who have had the “joy” of assisting migrants and refugees to “proclaim it from the rooftops, openly, to help others do the same, preparing themselves to […]
Read more "GPS (God politely speaking) — Peter’s Posts"
Becoming a Christian will change a person. I have been one for so long, for me I became a Christian at age 20. I am now 58. I have forgotten how it is to not believe in God and not trust in his word. When I became a Christian the Holy Spirit took up residence […]
Read more "Why Do Kids Leave the Church? Don’t Forget Bad Theology! — Help Me Believe"
Sean McDowell offers some advice on keeping kids from leaving the church. Often, young people walk away from a misrepresentation of Christianity. Better understanding Christian doctrine could actually help prevent this. Why Do Kids Leave the Church? Don’t Forget Bad Theology!
Read more "The Greatest Commandment — Spirit Moments"
“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” The greatest of all the commandments. The noblest of all human emotions. The […]
Read more "The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist"
It might be said that John Calvin was something of a theologian born out of time. When you read him, particularly the French version of his Institutes of the Christian Religion, what you will find is someone who sounds more like a Patristic theologian more than one who worked in and post late medieval theology. […]
Read more "How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change – Rolling Stone — The Indian Perspective"
How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change Rolling Stone When San Francisco broke heat records in 2017, with 106-degree temperatures in September, psychiatrist Robin Cooper didn’t hear until after the fact that one … from “”mental health” OR “mental disorder” OR “psychiatry” OR “mental illness” OR “psychiatrist” OR “psychotherapist” OR […]