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Method & Metaphysics

Bernard Lonergan (1904-1984)

Biography & review of the implications of the Canadian Jesuit's theory of objective epistemology for philosophical method in general & metaphysics in particular (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

Bernard Lonergan Archive

Digital archive of the Canadian Jesuit's papers for advanced research (free registration required to access resources).

Faith & Reason

Margaret Wertheim hosts a discussion with scientists & theologians regarding key issues affecting human knowledge of history, evolution, genetics, cosmology, purpose, technology, & the future.

The Humiliation of the Word

Full text of Jacques Ellul's analysis of the role of images & language in communication & their corruption in modern culture (posted by Religion-Online).

Metaphysics: Multiple Meanings

Alan Anderson's article distinguishes popular & academic concepts of metaphysics illustrated by hyperlinks to websites.

Theology & Imagination

F. Thomas Trotter explores the poetic power of theological language to express what is beyond definition (posted by Religion-Online).

Philosophy of Religion

The Ethics of Belief

W. K. Clifford's 1897 essay rejecting beliefs based on insufficient evidence that prompted William James' response The Will to Believe.

The Idea of the Holy

Full text of Rudolf Otto's 1923 classic that developed the theory that religion is ultimately rooted in a non-rational experience of "the numinous" (Internet Archive).

Radical Monotheism & Western Culture

Full text of H. Richard Niebuhr's analysis of the forms of faith in various theological systems & the impact of monotheism on western politics, science & ethical values.

Varieties of Religious Experience

Full text of William James' 1917 classic (archived by the Gutenberg Project).

Western Concepts of God

Survey of developments in philosophical theology from Plato to Josiah Royce [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy].

William James

Brief biography & select links in Garth Kemerling's Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names.

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