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An Interesting Article on the Legacy and History of Christian - Muslim Relationships. 1500- Present.

Christian – Muslim – Relationship

George Town – Berkley Centre for Religion, Peace and World Affairs

As a young child growing up in Pakistan, a country that is an Islamic Republic and heavily influenced by British Indian history, most of my years were spent in a Catholic High School.  289 more words

Ethics

The Cartesian ghost in the machine: The origins of the mind-body problem

“I think therefore I am”, arguably the most famous words in the history of philosophy. They were uttered by Rene Descartes as he set out to provide an unshakable foundation for the certainty of our knowledge. 3,379 more words

Philosophy

Anselm at the point of mystery

I realise I’m a week late for Trinity Sunday, but I read this in St Anselm’s Monologion last night, and I thought I’d share it here. 206 more words

Christianity

The Unchangeable God and His Changeable Creation, by Cameron Daly

One point of St. Augustine’s I’d like to highlight is the changeability of all creatures—that is, of all things created by God—spiritual and corporeal alike. 1 It’s interesting and relevant for me in particular as it ties in with something I was discussing with my mom recently: the seeming eternal unchangeability of heaven and of people after they’ve died. 448 more words

God

Book Review #2: Saint Thomas Aquinas

  1. McInerny, Ralph, ed. 1998. Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings. New York: Penguin Classics.
  2. Pegis, Anton C., ed. 1948. Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas. New York: Random House.
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Books

Philosophy Forum 12/01/2017 -Avicenna's Theory of Supposition: Allan Back

Dear All

next week the forum will use this paper to pursue the notion of Avicenna’s ‘triplex status naturae’ as raised in the paper on haecceity. 11 more words

Medieval Philosophy

The Trinity and the Hidden Godhead?

This is our last week of reading the works of Meister Eckhart, and we have finally come to the sermon that contains one of the most interesting statements from Eckhart concerning his beliefs about the Godhead or the God beyond God. 741 more words

Scripture And Spirituality