Category Archives: David B. Hart

Hartian Illuminations: Hell, Creatio ex Nihilo, and the Gamble of Creation

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. Whether interpreted literally or metaphorically, as retributive … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: If God is the Creator, is he responsible for evil and suffering?

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. Back in mid-May 2015 David Hart visited … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: Pascha as Final Judgment

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. The heart of Christian preaching is the … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: Being as Gift and Beauty

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. “What indeed has Athens to do with … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: Incarnation and Divine Immutability

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. “The Word became flesh,” the evangelist declares … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: The Apathy that is the Trinity

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. The doctrine of divine impassibility does not … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: How Can Love be Impassible?

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. How can God be described as “impassible” … Continue reading

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