Will and Being

Agamben ( Opus Dei: An Archaeology of Duty ) concludes his book with a summary of the argument of Ernst Benz, who claimed that a metaphysics of will took the place of classic metaphysics of being . . . . Continue Reading »


Colin Gunton and others criticize Augustine‚Äôs treatment of Old Testament theophanies, where Augustine concludes that it is impossible to determine which person appears in the theophany. For Gunton, . . . . Continue Reading »

Jealous God

Jenson ( Systematic Theology: Volume 1: The Triune God , 47) notes that ancient gods were generally not jealous: “The gods in general have no final stake in their individual identities and will . . . . Continue Reading »