“IS GOD DEAD?”
Christ • God • Parmenides • Trinity • Whitehead
So read the cover of Time Magazine on April 8, 1966. Time was reporting on a handful of radical theologians who claimed to have invented “Death of God Theology” (aka Theothanatology). Read more
WYSIWYG?
Being • Parmenides • Science • Trinity
What You See Is What You Get! Or is it? Albert Einstein famously said that the fundamental question of philosophy is whether the universe is on the whole a benevolent place. Read more
THEOLOGY 101
Anaximander • Eschatology • Existentialism • Genesis • God • Parmenides • Time • Trinity • Whitehead
Theology 101 is comprehensive…but not complete. Questions remain to be answered, themes need to be further developed. Read more
DEATH
Heraclitus • Parmenides • Time
There is an ancient story of an Emperor who encountered a philosopher on the road. Read more
CORINTHIANS written by David Cowles
Anaximander • Christ • Eschatology • God • John & Paul • Parmenides • Politics • Whitehead
In the Bible’s New Testament, 14 letters (or epistles) have traditionally been attributed to Paul of Tarsus, St. Paul. Read more
APOCALYPSE NOW!
Eschatology • Parmenides • Whitehead
No, not the movie…the Eucharist! Much of Christian eschatology is organized around two concepts: Apocalypse and Parousia, ancient Greek words commonly translated as “revelation” and “coming... Read more
CREATION
Anaximander • Being • Genesis • God • Heraclitus • Parmenides
The world we live in seems to consist of discrete entities, i.e. objects and events with size, shape and/or duration (in other words, extension) in what we call space and time. Read more
ECBATAN
Eschatology • Parmenides • Pound & Joyce • Time
“Great bulk, huge mass, thesaurus; Ecbatan, the clock ticks and fades out The bride awaiting the god’s touch; Ecbatan, City of patterned streets; again the vision:” – Ezra Pound, Canto V ... Read more
FRAGMENT 8
Being • Eschatology • Parmenides • Whitehead
What is the most important single work in Western philosophical tradition? Is it Plato’s Timaeus? John’s Gospel? Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason? Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations? ... Read more
TOPOLOGY OF THEOLOGY
Eschatology • God • Parmenides • Science • Trinity
At least since the Enlightenment, Westerners have been looking at the world in a very particular way. Read more
REVELATION
Christ • Eschatology • God • John & Paul • Parmenides • Whitehead
In its introduction to the Book of Revelation, the New American Bible (Revised Edition), currently the official translation of the Roman Catholic Church, states: “The Apocalypse, or Revelation to Jo... Read more
ESCHATON REVISTED
Eschatology • Parmenides • Science
Eschatology is traditionally defined as the study of the four last things: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell. Read more
THE INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF TIME
Anaximander • Genesis • Parmenides • Science • Time
In an earlier essay in this collection, The Perpendicular Present, we showed conclusively that the experiential Present has nothing whatsoever to do with the linear phenomenon we call “time”. Read more
KANDINSKY...AND THE OTHER WORLD
Culture • Parmenides • Time
From the dawn of philosophy, thinkers have speculated that the world of space & time, matter & energy, objects & sense perceptions, the world in which we seem to live, may not be the only ... Read more