Continental vs. Analytic

A while ago I took some flack for some comments I made about continental philosophy , I wrote that continental philsophy is pseudo-philosophical gobbldy-gook. Well I stand by those words. Apparently Richard Swinburne, the world famous Oxford philosopher of religion feels the same way. Here is what he has to say about the relationship betweenContinue reading “Continental vs. Analytic”

Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 4)

Last time we took a brief look at Thomas Morris’ argument in Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology. Today I will wrap up this series by making a few critical observations regarding his method. If you want to read parts 1-3 of this series these links: Part 1, Part 2, and PartContinue reading “Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 4)”

Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 3)

Last time we took a brief look at Thomas Morris’ argument in Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology. Today I will highlight some of the things I believe he did well. If you want to read parts one and two click these links: Part 1 and Part 2. _____________________________________________________ Here I wouldContinue reading “Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 3)”

Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 2)

Last time we began to look at  Thomas Morris’ book Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology. Today I will present a brief sketch of what Morris does throughout the book, showing how the chapters contribute to his project of describing God. ____________________________________________________ Our Idea of God: A Rough Sketch This book isContinue reading “Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 2)”

Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 1)

Thomas Morris’ book Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology is not simply an introduction to philosophical theology. It is also an exercise in philosophical theology. From the outset of the book Morris tells the readers that this book is “meant to serve as an elementary introduction to philosophical theology.”[1] Yet at theContinue reading “Book Review – Our Idea of God: An Introduction to Philosophical Theology by Thomas Morris (Pt. 1)”