Shows tagged with : Theology

  • December 20 : Good, Evil, and the Divine Plan
    A theodicy is an explanation about why a world created by a kind and all-powerful God contains so much suffering. It forces us to think about...
  • June 9 : Physics, Philosophy, and Theology
    The world disclosed by the physical sciences can seem depressing. Modern physics, for example, has undermined the religious idea that the universe...
  • May 5 : Good, Evil, and the Divine Plan
    A theodicy is an explanation by a philosopher or theologian about why a world created by a kind and all-powerful God contains so much suffering. It...
  • April 27 : Jewish Philosophy
    Rabbis and Talmudic scholars have spent centuries puzzling over theology, texts, and life.  In the process they came up with many philosophical...
  • October 1 : Jewish Philosophy
    Rabbis and Talmudic scholars have spent centuries puzzling over theology, texts, and life.  In the process they came up with many philosophical...

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  • February 14 : White Privilege and Racial Injustice
    “White privilege” has become a buzzword in discussions about racial inequality and racial justice. The call to “check your privilege” appeals to...
  • February 21 : The Ethics of Debt
    According to a report from the Jubilee Debt Campaign, there are currently 24 countries facing a full-blown debt crisis, with 14 more on the verge....
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    All there is in the world is physical stuff. That is the fundamental assumption of the materialist standpoint, and the picture given to us by science...
  • March 6 : Simone de Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir is often cast as only a novelist or a mere echo of Jean-Paul Sartre. But she authored many philosophical texts beyond The Second...
  • March 13 : The Ancient Cosmos: When the Earth Stood Still
    Even in ancient Greek society, philosopher-scientists engaged in heated debate about the origin, composition, and structure of our universe. Tracking...
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    Positive psychology is an emerging science that investigates the qualities, attitudes, and practices that enable people to thrive and be happy....
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    The right to bear arms, as guaranteed by the Second Amendment, is at once both distinctly American and highly controversial. Incidents such as the...
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    We can all agree that helping others is great, a deed worth doing. But devoting too much to helping others – too much time, too many resources – may...

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