Today on the Almanac, we remember the Melancholy Dane and Christian Irrationalist (!) Soren Kierkegaard.
202b: Robert Farrar Capon - Be Authentic and Authoritative Proclaimers of the Gospel
You Know, The Next Thing. In this episode, we continue reading Robert Capon’s The Mystery of Christ, and Why We Don’t Get It. We further discuss pastoral care, exegesis, the purpose of theology, and where Christian preaching points us…
201b: Weil - The false god changes suffering into violence
Turning Inward to Attack Evil.In this episode, we continue to discuss Simone Weil on Evil. The importance of Jesus’ sacrificial death as expiation and redemption and what happens when we try to make good apart from God.
201a: Weil - It is the innocent victim who can feel hell
Am I Evil? In this episode, we continue to read and discuss Simone Weil on Evil. Violence, suffering, and justice. What part does human evil play in Jesus’ sacrificial death?
200b: Weil - It is Not Good Which Evil Violates, For Good is Inviolate
Oh goodness, it’s so evil. In this episode, we continue reading and discussing Simone Weil on evil. If God alone is good what does that mean for our understanding of ourselves and the world?