Does God Pray? – Katherine Sonderegger

Last week Katherine Sonderegger came in to deliver a paper to the Analytic Theology Seminary. She put forth the provocative question: Does God Pray? Here are my notes from her talk. Introduction Does God pray? Answer to this question (exploration of God in prayer) has potential to answer a lot of Trinitarian and Christological questions.Continue reading “Does God Pray? – Katherine Sonderegger”

An Invitation to Analytic Christian Theology

Analytic theology is one of the cool, sexy hip things happening. – Michael Bird Summary What is analytic theology? I’ve written quite a bit about that question on this blog before. And honestly, a lot of people have throw in their two cents regarding this question. But what we have in Thomas McCall’s An InvitationContinue reading “An Invitation to Analytic Christian Theology”

The Nature and Value of Faith: Four Problems

Last week Dan Howard Snyder (Western Washington University) came to the Analytic Theology seminar to throw out some ideas about the nature of faith. Here are some notes…. The Problem of Trajectory – Typical College Student Doubt to getting “out” If I lack faith (i.e. doubt) maybe I should just drop out of this wholeContinue reading “The Nature and Value of Faith: Four Problems”

The Mystical View of Prayer

A few weeks ago James Gordon from Wheaton College came to visit us at our weekly Analytic Theology seminar. He presented an insightful paper title “The Mystical View of Prayer: Friedrich Schleiermacher in Dialogue with Analytic Theology.” Yes you may be wondering…. Schleiermacher and Analytic Theology? What the!?!? But yes James showed that the twoContinue reading “The Mystical View of Prayer”

The Uncontrolling Love of God – Lecture Notes

On 3/8/16 Thomas Jay Oord came to Fuller to give a presentation based on his new book: The Uncontrolling Love of God. The presentation was followed up with a very interesting dicussion in which participants who sympathized with Oord’s position and those who did not were both able to ask questions and press him onContinue reading “The Uncontrolling Love of God – Lecture Notes”