Category Archives: Brian Moore

The Vates Christ Jesus and the Struggle to Say Amen

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. I know atheists for whom discussion of God is equivalent to quibbling over whether or not invisible pink rabbits exist. They have been educated into imbecility. While capable of shrewd, instrumental acts of reason, they … Continue reading

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Epistolary Adumbrations: Death, Life, and the Creatio ex Nihilo

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. The following post was originally two parts of what constituted a small dialogue between myself and a young woman who questioned certain aspects of David Bentley Hart’s arguments regarding the nature of freedom and the … Continue reading

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Sin, Hell, and the Victory of Pascha

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. We are made for joy and love and creativity. We are embodied because the care of the soul requires human touch and beauty, music and vision in order to thrive. Yet we live in a … Continue reading

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Musings on Analogy, Univocity, and the Metaphysics of Being

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. The perfect being god of theistic personalism (or as David Hart prefers, mono-poly-theism) is the perfection of any possible creature times infinity. Yet because such a god is on the same plane of existence as … Continue reading

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The Self and the Gospel

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Recently, Father Kimel posted a meditation on the connection between proper love of self and theosis. These thoughts were inspired by some of Father Herbert McCabe’s practical cogitations on living the Christian life. Some readers, … Continue reading

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Theodicy, Hell, and David B. Hart

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. In his recent blog post “The Morality of Gehenna,” Father Lawrence Farley defends the compatibility of traditional notions of hell with the Goodness of the Christian God.  His voice is certainly not inhumane.  He recognizes … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Flourishing of Apokatastasis

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. There is a delicate balance in the life of faith; I think it’s fine to slip into doubt. There’s something desperate and willful in many of those who don’t—though I have personally rarely experienced grave … Continue reading

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