Tag: Albert Camus

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #118: Metamodernism

General Introduction – Listener feedback – We talk about Mike Tyson for awhile What Is Postmodernism? – Modernism without the anxiety – Incredulity toward metanarratives – Playfulness and literary production – Local subjective truths – Ontology, not epistemology – Historicism in biblical studies – Postmodernist architecture – Whose metamodernism? – Smiling nihilism Postmodern Irony –…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #87: Death

General Introduction – Nathan’s snottier than usual – David goes back to bed – Listener feedback Death in the Bible – A Psalm of Moses – Daniel speaks out – Job knows that his redeemer liveth – Conscious afterlife? – Christ and Lazarus – The Bible’s lack of systematic theology Other Ancient Views – Nathan…

A Primer on Religious Existentialism, Pt. 3: Hellenism and Hebraism

There’s a degree to which it’s legitimate to claim Judeo-Christian roots for almost all Western philosophies (including the scientism that seeks, in its more recent and ugly manifestations, to destroy religious faith altogether), but Existentialism has a special claim, I think. Most wide-scale histories of the movement include an early space for religious belief. Walter…