Theologians

Simone Weil. Part 2.

By Stephen Plant

Stephen Plant discusses Simone Weil's radical politics and spirituality.

Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic and political activist. She embraced paradox and the marginalised in her inquiry into reality and orientation to the good. She is noted for consideration of absence, affliction, metaxu (that which both separates and connects) and beauty. Among her noted works are Gravity and Grace, The Need for Roots and Waiting for God.

Simone Weil. Part 3.

By Stephen Plant

Stephen Plant considers the continuing relevance of Simone Weil for theology today.

Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic and political activist. She embraced paradox and the marginalised in her inquiry into reality and orientation to the good. She is noted for consideration of absence, affliction, metaxu (that which both separates and connects) and beauty. Among her noted works are Gravity and Grace, The Need for Roots and Waiting for God.

John Wesley

By Calvin Samuel

Calvin Samuel discusses John Wesley.

Rowan Williams

By Mike Higton

Mike Higton discusses Rowan Williams' theological outlook.

Rowan Williams is a Welsh Anglican bishop, theologian, poet and prolific writer. He draws upon theologians, novels and poetry to explore faith. His eclectic writing is difficult to define but is particularly informed by Anglicanism, eastern and especially Russian orthodoxy and monasticism.

Rowan Williams' Theological Development

By Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams discusses his own theological development.

Rowan Williams is a Welsh Anglican bishop, theologian, poet and prolific writer. He draws upon theologians, novels and poetry to explore faith. His eclectic writing is difficult to define but is particularly informed by Anglicanism, eastern and especially Russian orthodoxy and monasticism.

Ludwig Wittgenstein. Part 1.

By Stephen Mulhall

Stephen Mulhall discusses the origins of Ludwig Wittgenstein's theology.

Ludwig Wittgenstein was a Austrian born British philosopher of logic, mind, math and language. His interest was in the relationship between thought, language and reality. He rejected the idea that language is essentially representation but argued rather that 'language games' form part of reality. Thinking via language is therefore not a private matter but accessible only by taking part in community.

Ludwig Wittgenstein. Part 2.

By Stephen Mulhall

Stephen Mulhall discusses Ludwig Wittgenstein's significance for theology.

Ludwig Wittgenstein was a Austrian born British philosopher of logic, mind, math and language. His interest was in the relationship between thought, language and reality. He rejected the idea that language is essentially representation but argued rather that 'language games' form part of reality. Thinking via language is therefore not a private matter but accessible only by taking part in community.

Reading Paul's Epistles for the First Time

By Paula Gooder

Paula Gooder discusses reading Paul's epistles for the first time.

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