Reverberations of the Fall

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Comments on Jeremy Cohen's Essay (1980) "Original Sin as The Evil Inclination"
Series: Reverberations of the Fall. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Theology
Jeremy Cohen, writing at Cornell University, publishes his essay in the Harvard Theological Review (vol 73(3/4) pp 495-520). He raises three concentric questions, leading to a comparison of Christian doctrine of original sin and the Jewish concept of the evil inclination. My comments examine this article using the category-based nested form and the first singularity.
Speculations on Thomism and Evolution
Michael Chaberek, O.P., publishes a book titled Aquinas and Evolution (2017). The next year, Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., responds in the Witherspoon Institute's Public Discourse Forum, defending "Thomistic Evolution". This essay re-articulates the concepts in this defense, relying of the category-based nested form. In the end, living forms are rendered as mysteries compatible with the Word.
Comments on George Murphy's Article (2018) "The Nuts and Bolts of Creation"
Series: Reverberations of the Fall. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Rev. George Murphy, M.Div. and Ph.D. (Physics), investigates resonances between the Christian doctrine of creation and scientific knowledge. He has done so for 40 years. These comments re-articulate his argument using a category-based model of "the object that brings all into relation", expressed in the highest level of the society tier, for the presence underlying the word "religion".
Comments on Stephen Greenblatt’s Book (2017) The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
Series: Reverberations of the Fall. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This work comments on a book written by Stephen Greenblatt under the title, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, published by W.W. Norton Press. My goal is to examine this work from the perspective of the First Singularity. The hypothesis of the First Singularity addresses the question: Why is our current Lebenswelt not the same as the Lebenswelt that we evolved in?
Comments on Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight’s Book (2017) Adam and the Genome
Series: Reverberations of the Fall. Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Anthropology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science
These comments address a book by geneticist, Dennis Venema, and theologian, Scot McKnight. Venema establishes that Adam and Eve cannot be the actual parents of all humans. McKnight establishes the stories of Adam and Eve are written in styles and themes of ancient Near East literature. My goal is to re-articulate their arguments using the category-based nested form and the first singularity.
The Inevitable Twist: Comments on Lamoureux’s Question
Series: Reverberations of the Fall. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Anthropology
These comments wrestle with the implications of Denis Lamoureux’s article, entitled “Beyond Original Sin: Is a Theological Paradigm Shift Inevitable?” published in the March 2015 issue of Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith [67(1): 35-49]. The ideas of Julian Jaynes are used for comparison.