On Friendship

Reading on Martin Luther this week, I was struck by a passage in which Luther argues that God’s forgiveness in Christ is not just found in sermons preached but ‘in every corner’; more specifically: They not only find the forgiveness of sins in the congregation but also at home in their houses, in the fields […]

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Some Reading Notes: 10 (or so) Books.

These books were highlights for me through the past year; some new, some old. Again, I won’t include any Bavinck-related or primary source material. Henry Allison, Kant’s Transcendental Idealism (YUP, 2004) A central book within the so-called ‘third wave’ Kant scholarship (along with Ameriks et al), presenting a ‘non-ontological’ reading of Kant’s transcendental idealism. On […]

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Books I Read (Spring 2015)

I thought it would be useful to write down the books I have read (or am reading) every few months or so – if anything for me to keep a record for myself (and for the guys at home who wonder what I’m doing day to day). I won’t include in these lists any books […]

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Common Sense (again), Hegel, Van Til, and Apologetics

How do we defend the faith? By producing cosmological proofs? By trying to vindicate the historicity of miracles? Perhaps these all have their place, but perhaps Scripture turns us to another way. I joined a reading group here in New College, which went through Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion. My exposure to Idealism (and […]

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