[KB] Pope / Burke / Voluntarism

wessr@onid.orst.edu 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.

Bob


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
> >>
>
> 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.
> If
> 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
> look
> at them in light of the rhetoric of grace and the  connection with Burke's
> thought.
>
> Thanks!
> Stephanie
>
>
>
>
>
> As I indicated, I don't follow theology so that
> any clarification of  theological issues is appreciated.  Clarification of
> the
> Pope's "three  stages" is also appreciated.  The Pope's criticism of Islam
> has
> been  widely discussed, but his criticism of Christian traditions other than
> his
> own may be of greater interest.  Are any Christian thinkers upset by  his
> remarks?
>
>
>
>
>
> Stephanie  Bennett, Ph.D.
> School of Communication and Media
> Palm  Beach Atlantic University
> West Palm Beach, FL
> 561-803-2617
>
> "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
> and
> the moral  law within."
>
> Immanuel  Kant,1788
>
>
>
>





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