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How Reason Can Survive The Modern University: The Moral Foundations Of Rationality

Article (Christianity, Philosophy)

When I speak of reason surviving the modern university, I refer to reason as a living, social practice. Reason as a human faculty or as a mental function, and all that essentially pertains to it, is perhaps in no danger....

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Human Body and Spiritual Growth (The)

Article (Christianity)

"Spiritual formation" is the process through which those who love and trust Jesus Christ effectively take on His character. When this process is what it should be, they increasingly live their lives as He would if He were in their...

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Hume’s Remarks About “Monkish Virtues”

Article (Christianity, Philosophy)

My strategy will be to discuss the three main points in Professor King's paper, which will bring us, at point three, to Professor Davie's position. I agree with Professor King that Elizabeth Dimm does not succeed in convicting...

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Husserl’s Critique of ‘Extensional’ Logic: ‘A Logic That Does Not Understand Itself’

Article (Philosophy)

I In Part II of Husserl's "great last work," as the Crisis is sometimes called, we find two passages in which he comments upon what he took to be an important and utter failure on the part of "die...

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Idaho Springs Inquiries Concerning Spiritual Formation

Article (Christianity)

In the fall of 1999 a small group of Christian teachers gathered in retreat near Idaho Springs, Colorado to prayerfully reflect on the meaning and prospects of Christian spiritual formation today. With no human authority, but deep concern for the life...

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Integrity of the Mental Act: Husserlian Reflections on a Fregian Problem (The)

Article (Philosophy)

There is a general structure present in the event of something standing before us as the object of our consciousness. Obviously, for not just any event is an event of this sort. Such an event must be one with characteristic...

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Intentionality and the Substance of the Self

Article (Philosophy)

When I was first contacted about contributing to this session, the thought expressed to me was that it might be good to do something to promote dialogue between Continental and Analytic temperaments within the Society of Christian Philosophers. That was...

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Introduction: Life Without Lack

Foreword/Intro/Afterword (Christianity)

We have all things and abound; not because I have a good store of money in the bank, not because I have skill and wit with which to win my bread, but because the Lord is my shepherd. —Charles...

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Introduction: Teresa of Avila: Selections from The Interior Castle

Article (Christianity)

I first studied Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle twenty or so years ago, after many years of efforts to understand, live, and communicate what the spiritual life portrayed in the Bible was meant to be. I had found...

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Is Derrida’s View of Ideal Being Rationally Defensible?

Article (Philosophy)

"Certainly, there be that delight in giddiness; and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting freewill in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone, yet there remain certain...

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Jesus The Logician

Article (Christianity, Philosophy)

ABSTRACT: In understanding how discipleship to Jesus Christ works, a major issue is how he automatically presents himself to our minds. It is characteristic of most 20th century Christians that he does not automatically come to mind as one of...

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Key to the Keys of the Kingdom (The)

Article (Christianity)

A pastor confided in me that he loved to spend a short while reading the newspaper in the morning, but felt it would be irresponsible. This was only one of many things he either denied himself or felt guilty about...

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Knowing How to Acknowledge God

Article (Christianity)

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Don't put your confidence in your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your path." Proverbs 3:5-6 "What ever you do, whether in word or deed,...

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Knowing What’s True. Doing What’s Good.

Lecture (Christianity, Philosophy)

In preparation for the symposium, we invite you to watch Dr. Willard's 2010 lecture on Moral Knowledge.   PROGRAM: Knowing What's True. Doing What's Good. Monday, February 3, 2020  --  Knowing What's True 9:00 a.m. ...

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Knowledge

Article (Philosophy)

It is clear from this exposition that fulfillment as well as Knowing--which indeed is only another word for the same thing--can be characterised as an act of re-identification. (Husserl, VIth Investigation, Subsection 8) We have equated fulfillment with Knowledge (in the...

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Knowledge and Naturalism

Article (Philosophy)

There is an objective difference between one who has knowledge of something and one who does not. This is true in both the occurrent and the dispositional senses of "knowledge" and "knows." That is, whether or not X has knowledge...

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Language, Being, God, and the Three Stages of Theistic Evidence

Article (Christianity, Philosophy)

I begin with a plea of "not guilty" to Professor Nielsen's charge that my belief in God is an irrational belief. I do live in the 20th Century, I have been given a passably good philosophical and scientific education,...

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Liberation Through Sensuality:  Cinematic Moral Vision in an Age of Feeling

Article (Philosophy)

The aim of this paper is to cast light upon the moral vision—the vision of what is good and what is obligatory—that governs many if not most of the motion pictures produced in the United States...

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Live Life to the Full

Article (Christianity)

"Beware that you are not carried away with the error of the lawless and lose your own stability. Instead, grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." (II Peter 3:17-18) Is there a path of...

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Living in the Depths of Life With God

Article (Christianity)

A child learns at an early age that there is a side of them which others do not automatically know, and which to an amazing degree is under their own control.  They learn that they appear in a certain...

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Living in the Vision of God

Article (Christianity)

Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also. Whoever serves me, the Father will honor."                  ...

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Looking Like Jesus: Divine resources for a changed life are always available.

Article (Christianity)

Some time ago I came to realize that I did not love the people next door. They were, by any standards, dangerous and unpleasant people—ex-bikers who made their living selling drugs. They had never tried to harm my...

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Marks of a Profession, The

Handout (Philosophy)

The Marks of a Profession: A profession is a practice (action or advice on the behalf of others of some activity of great importance to the well-being of society generally. The practice is dependent upon a large body of &ldquo...

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Marriage and Divorce

Article (Christianity)

I. Christly Basis For Marriage The basis for getting married, which conforms with the way of Christ, is regard for the well-being of oneself and others and especially a regard for the advancement of the kingdom of God in this...

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Materialism & Personality OR: What Physics Can’t Do

Article (Philosophy)

I need to enter two preliminary clarifications: One is that in speaking of what physics can't do I am by no means intending to criticize physics, which as a field of knowledge contains no claims whatsoever about what it...

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