Welcome to A Church of Pure Imagination. Gillespie and Riley continue to read and discuss Friedrich Nietzsche’s “Antichrist.” This episode, what happens when Christianity disconnects itself from what’s concrete and real, especially the incarnation of God.
All right, let's put a pin in this, I gotta help your pathetic faith. Gillespie and Riley continue to read and discuss Friedrich Nietzsche's "Antichrist." How does the Christian church promote weak piety and a denial of life? How does Christianity as a religion of pity weaken believers and society? What happens to Christianity when it mixes philosophy and theology together?
That was really traumatizing! I quit! I'm out! Gillespie and Riley read and discuss Friedrich Nietzsche's "Antichrist." This episode, we talk about how Nietzsche’s critique of Christianity can help us check our presuppositions about what Christianity is and is not today.
This week, Gillespie and Riley read from Dostoevsky's novel, The Idiot, and discuss the roots of the Roman Catholic church, atheism, socialism, and distinguishing between Christ and the Gospel and our own need to be God in God's place.
I am not going to give an apology for evolution as a scientific theory. Rather, I am wondering if the normal way of discussing evolutionary science within conservative Christianity has blinded us to certain fruitful uses of the theory.