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Atonement Through History - A Brief Survey - Part Two: Why God Became Man

“There are two major atonement theologies in the Middle Ages. The first of these is quite famous and originates from Anselm of Canterbury, who is probably most notable for his Ontological Argument for the existence of God. 888 more words

Theology

A Hayekian Account of Atonement

What an odd thing to imagine, a Hayekian account of the atonement! From what I’ve seen, Hayek was not a Christian and didn’t write theology. Why then would I imagine that any of his insights might be of use to Christian thinking about atonement? 1,067 more words

Theology

Lecture: Marcus Borg on "Why Jesus Matters"

In this lecture, the late New Testament scholar and theologian Marcus Borg discusses the relevance of Jesus from a perspective of Progressive Christianity, which often is characterized by questioning of doctrinal tradition, social justice/political activism, and radical acceptances. 1,160 more words

Blog

Worship in Heaven

Below are my notes from Sunday morning on Revelation 5:8-14. I have titled the post ‘worship in heaven’ because so much of the scene is set around the worship of God. 3,360 more words

Sunday Class Notes

Funsized Fallacies: Red Herring

All the chewy goodness of fallacious reasoning in new fun-sized bites! 271 more words

Nate's Posts

A Metaethics for Rossian Deontology

I have titled this paper A Metaethics for Rossian Deontology. I will be doing four things in this talk. First, I will be giving a few reasons as to why deontological theories are superior to utilitarian theories. 3,597 more words

Philosophy

Why Gaunilo's Parody Fails as a Criticism of Anselm's Ontological Argument

Anselm’s ontological argument has been formulated various ways, but for now here is a version from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (originally from Plantinga):

  1. God exists in the understanding but not in reality.
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