“How should one explain the possibility of knowledge? And how should one account for the reality of the external world?” I have no idea. The above quote comes from Gary Dorrien’s new book Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit. There is a part of me that doesn’t even want to begin to contend with these questions not [...]
I’m working on my thesis right now, which (allegedly) is a foray into theistic-atheistic dialogue. With the prodigious rise of atheism in this country over the past ten years as well as Europe’s steady rise of secularism, since, well, always, it seems curious to me that atheism/secularism remains the elephant in the interfaith room that [...]
The world is in bad shape and not in a metaphorical sense. No I mean the earth – the giant rock that we all live on – is in really bad shape. As of May 31, 2012, carbon dioxide readings are above 400ppm, 50 ppm more than the generally accepted “safe levels” of carbon dioxide [...]
Currently in Rio de Janeiro, over 50,000 people have congregated to take part in the UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainability and Poverty Eradication. Over the past ten days since the conference began those in attendance have been working passionately and with diligence to create real and lasting policy change that will effect how governments, corporations, [...]
I am a 3rd year M.Div student at Union Theological Seminary in NYC. I am focusing primarily on interfaith studies and social ethics, studying how the two fields intersect with environmental justice.