ESN Author Mark Hansard continues his series on faith and reason with an exploration of the problem of evil in the work of contemporary philosopher Eleonore Stump. For the rest of Mark’s series, click here. Eleonore Stump’s book Wandering in Darknessis a unique contribution to the literature on the problem of evil. Stump holds the […]
Science Corner: Talking The Matrix with Mike Beidler (Pt 1)
Welcome back to the Emerging Scholars Network Sci-Fi Film Festival! We took a little hiatus, but we’re back to our conversations on various classic and current science fiction movies. Feel free to watch along and join the conversation. This week’s film is another 20-year-old classic from 1999: The Matrix.
Book Review: A History of Western Philosophy and Theology
Summary: This is a survey and critique of the major philosophers and theologians of the West beginning with the Greek philosophers and early church fathers up to the present day, written from a reformed perspective.
Book Response: Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism?, by James K. A. Smith
Truly the church is an apologetic in which one is renewed and transformed by God as part of a people living in a disciplined, liturgical community (28-30, 25, 99) across particular times and places to interact with “the lens of an interpretive framework governed by ultimate beliefs” through the Scriptures by the sanctification of the Spirit (54-56).
Movies are Signposts in a Strange Land
May we point to the path, at times narrow and dark, but never without the Light.