Religious Language (Classical) – Lesson 3 – Symbols

Symbols WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686657025/ca54fa22ac WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFt3xJ6DvVEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UzPI3gKn_4&t=189s THINKING POINT. a. Is all language symbolic? b. Are symbols reliable given that they change over time? Resources *Please select the button circled red to toggle fullscreen in the PDF viewer below* Lecture Notes Source Material – Tillich on symbols https://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/w/wattles/symbols.htm Source Material – The Symbolic […]

Religious Language (Classical) – Lesson 2 – Analogy

Analogy​ WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686656663/09841f77e7 WATCH: This video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY_GA6mbCSg THINKING POINT. a. What analogies are used in scripture to discuss God? b. Is Hume correct that analogy can only be used to compare similar things? c. Which is more convincing analogy of attribution or analogy of proportionality? LISTEN: To the below Panspsycast Philosophy Podcast. Resources *Please […]

Religious Language (Classical) – Lesson 1 – Negativa

The Via Negativa WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686656298/d27fc609aa WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETFmY93JnoUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64kOpCQAixY THINKING POINT. a. Is Moses Maimonides right that positive language leads to loss of faith? b. How is positive language used in the problem of evil and suffering? c. How do McCloskey and Mackie use positive language to argue against God’s existence? d. Is […]