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Theophilus Theologue Episode 6
September 29, 2012 11:08 AM PDT
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Towards a Theology of Darkness - Part 2

This time we look at:

-The Storm Rider Who Cloaks Himself in Darkness

and

-The Covenant of Horror and Great Darkness

Theophilus Theologue Episode 5
September 10, 2012 01:33 AM PDT
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Creeping towards a Theology of Darkness (Part 1)

'You make darkness, and it is night, when all the beasts of the forest creep about.' (Psalm 104:20)

Theophilus Theologue Episode 4
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September 04, 2012 06:27 AM PDT
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This episode we discuss a 'theology of wildness', especially as it applies to artistry and beauty.  It's broken into two 'chapters':  1) Arabesque vs. Extermination; 2) Animals Inside Us.  Enjoy.

 

We're now on Facebook at Theophilus Theologue!

 

All images by Flannery O'Kafka.

 

Books referenced:

Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor

Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton

Lilith by George MacDonald

The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald

The Living God by Thomas Oden

Theophilus Theologue Episode 3
August 27, 2012 03:34 PM PDT
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In this episode we talk about our need for 'alethic' (truth-acquiring) and 'ludic' (playful) tools for doing theology well. This leads us into beginning to talk about 'aesthetics' (theory of beauty and artistry) in theology where we consider the integration of Ikon and Logos, Image and Word, Artistry and Reason.

Theophilus Theologue Episode 2
August 21, 2012 04:20 PM PDT
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Title: Prolegomena for Boys and Girls part 2

Some things we chat about this time round:

'Prolegomena' or 'first theology'

A bit of recommended reading for those interested in historical theology

The main point discussed is: if theologising makes me like a cosmonaut plying the dark starways in awe and wonder, then what comes next? Where does such astronautical theology lead?

Books referenced:

Proslogion by Anselm

The Story of Christian Theology by Roger Olson

The Twilight of Atheism by Alister McGrath

31 Songs by Nick Hornby

Theophilus Theologue Episode 1
August 13, 2012 03:13 PM PDT
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What is theology? ('Prolegomena' for Boys and Girls part 1)