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A Short Essay on Personhood

  Introduction There are some ideas so fundamental to a particular subject that they can be taken for granted. However they are so fundamental that one cannot afford to do … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Who are you? 7 Lines of thought On Determinism

  1) Is there a you that is distinct from the rest of the world? In what way? 2) Is there a you that is distinct from the sum of … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Brief History of Phylosphee 101

  Ito 1500 B.C: The question is, are you a journey or destination person? Rivato 1465 B.C: It is wrong to assume that a person can only be one of … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

On Libertarian Free Will and Causation

  Some thoughts on a recent convo with someone on Determinism and Libertarian Free Will. It was veered more on the philosophical aspect but then it goes into theological consequences … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Classically Theist

Here’s a synthesis of some Aristotelian-Thomistic thinking that I’ve put in my own words. Either something: a) has no existence b) is self caused c) is caused by another d) … Continue reading

August 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Final Causality and Free Will: The Preconditions of Intelligibility

What is required in order for rational thinking to even be possible? That’s what we’ll be exploring in today’s blogpost. Imagine for a moment that you had no control over … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sola Scriptura & Matt Meader’s Blog on Authority

  Here is a thorough response by Perry Robinson to a blog post on Sola Scriptua by Matt Meador at Ancient Faith Radio. It really helps clear up some of the issues that … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Penal Substitutionary Atonement: Contract and Debt

  In response to the notion of Penal Substitutionary Atonement (PSA) there are a few ways to look at responsibility and consequences: A) Groups of individuals simply facing the consequence … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beyond Being Pt.1

Some interesting stuff here. Just started reading up on the doctrine of God as beyond being, and the roots of its development. It goes back to various Aristotelian and Platonic … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Concept of the Divine Energies

The following is a presentation/introduction by David Bradshaw into the Orthodox concept of the “divine energies”. Absolutely important to understanding Orthodox theology and some of its key distinctives. The original … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · 7 Comments