[KB] Pope / Burke / Voluntarism
wessr at onid.orst.edu
Tue Oct 17 20:20:38 EDT 2006
Stephanie, review his three stages of "dehellenization." You'd need to have
more expertise in theology than I have to sort out the fine points, but the
main criticism is clear enough. Dehellenization creates too much separation
between reason and faith.
Quoting Steffasong at aol.com:
> In a message dated 10/13/2006 7:09:47 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> wessr at onid.orst.edu writes:
> No doubt I'm missing theological fine points.
> Bob, if you're missing some of the finer points of theology in this
> discussion, I'm afraid I'm missing whole sections of the Pope's speech! I
> did not
> cue into the Pope's criticism of Christian traditions other than Romanism.
> you have the speech text handy or remember some of the issues, could you
> reiterate what some of those criticisms involved? I would very much like to
> at them in light of the rhetoric of grace and the connection with Burke's
> As I indicated, I don't follow theology so that
> any clarification of theological issues is appreciated. Clarification of
> Pope's "three stages" is also appreciated. The Pope's criticism of Islam
> been widely discussed, but his criticism of Christian traditions other than
> own may be of greater interest. Are any Christian thinkers upset by his
> Stephanie Bennett, Ph.D.
> School of Communication and Media
> Palm Beach Atlantic University
> West Palm Beach, FL
> "Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe, the
> oftener and the more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above
> the moral law within."
> Immanuel Kant,1788
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