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Category Archives: philosophy/religion
for reference, cultural references to those biblical stories that stick in one’s craw, namely Abraham (and Isaac) and Job in philosophy Søren Kierkegaard: Fear and Trembling — Abraham as more than the knight of infinite resignation, as the knight of … Continue reading
I can’t say why, but of the New Testament, I’ve always been partial to the beginning of John. Here in the NIV: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He … Continue reading
The logic: “Leibniz’ solution [to the ‘problem of evil’] casts God as a kind of ‘optimizer’ of the collection of all original possibilities: Since He is good and omnipotent, and since He chose this world out of all possibilities, this … Continue reading