Forging Ploughshares

Cultivating the Peaceable Kingdom

In this PBI course discussion on science and language, Tim, Tyler, Trenton, and Paul discuss how Girard's theory might or might not fit evolutionary theory, or a deterministic or a free will universe, and how modern science accords with a particular theological understanding of language.

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In Part 2 of their discussion, Megan, Jon, Jason, and Paul spell out ways of breaking down the barriers which have arisen with belief in conspiracy theories and identity politics, and focus on the attitudes and theological answers that might heal this present moment.

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In Part I of this two part discussion, Megan, Jon, Jason, and Paul come to grips with why people are taken in by conspiracy theories, identity politics, and the theological failure and theological answers that might explain this present moment.

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Paul Axton Preaches: The recent attack on the Capitol and the religion that supports this nationalism has parallels to German Christian thought and the rise of Hitler. Paul is describing the defeat of this death dealing orientation.

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In this PBI discussion, Jon joins Matt, Tim, and Paul in a continued conversation of how to get beyond modernist, Hegelian, dialectic thought and hermeneutics by returning to the early church's approach to Scripture.

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In a PBI Course discussion, Tim, Matt, and Paul discuss a reading of Scripture that harmonizes Old Testament violence with the peace of Christ by focusing on a theological reading or a return to the early church hermeneutic.

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In a PBI discussion, Tyler, Matt, and Paul, discuss a Christian form of knowing which is neither supersessionist nor modern foundationalism. Using the psychoanalytic poles of perversion and hysteria, they lay out a third way of knowing.

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Paul Axton Preaches - Mary's Song and story opens human interiority and depth to world-changing consequences for human choice. Out of this realization evolves the modern sense of human interiority.

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Paul Axton Preaches - Darkness is interwoven into the light of the Christmas story which heightens the meaning of its sublime beauty and purpose.

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Jon and Paul continue their discussion of the critical realism of Ben Meyer and Bernard Lonergan and discuss how subject/object duality is the specific form of subjectivity overcome in Christ and how this might conflict with or fit into an apocalyptic theological understanding.

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