Ideology Vice Theology

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, I have discussed the nature and effects of ideology before now.  Because the recent USA national election is — primarily, I think — a case study in that nature and its effects, a little AAR on the…

Caliphists: Theology Of Murder Called Islam

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Now there IS “state-sponsored terrorism.”  Actually, there has been all along.  And it was not terrorism, it was — and is — Caliphism. al-Qaeda is marginalized by a truly able scholar/cleric enabled by a…

Coincidences Of Theology And Geography

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, Here are interesting discussions regarding coincidences of theology and geography: The Interface Between Theology And Geography, by Denis Sutherland How Theology Is Rooted In Geography, by Scott Emery AMDG – VICTORY

Liberation Theology Into The Vatican

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Peter Berger ruminates upon Two German Cardinals and a Peruvian Dominican in the Vatican.  The matter is hardly trivial. Update 1: 11MAY15: Vatican invites Gutierrez. Steven Hayward remarks. Update 2: Archbishop Oscar Romero…

The Nature And Origin Of Theology

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Theology is a discussion of experience.  It is a work of describing experience.  It is work.  Hard work.  And it describes a definite set of experience: being whole, which means able…

The Science of Epistemology (aka Logos Theology)

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, There follow never-untrue statements regarding the phenomenon of cognition, which is the object of the science of epistemology. 1- Every situation comprises a set of facets through one of which are visible all others. 2- The important aspect of a situation is…

Three Term End Examinations For The Degree Of Doctor Of Theology

There are three term-end examinations leading to the Degree of Doctor of Theology.  For each of these, engage one of the following weblogs in order to illuminate to them the insufficiencies of their ways. Daily Kos Instapundit Little Green Footballs Failure dialectically to engage the outlook expressed on those weblogs will cause failure of the…

Final Examination For The Degree Of Doctor Of Theology

Compose an essay of three pages or fewer in 1.2 space Trebuchet at 14 pts. detailing the errors in this OpEd in the New York Times by Richard Dooling dated 11OCT08: The Rise of the Machines Forward your essay to. AMDG

Liberation Theology

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Alert: In May of 2015, I became aware of indications (and here, here, and here) that Liberation Theology is a disinformation active measure of the KGB … and, one presumes, its continuation under the…

Haiti Liberated From Liberation Theology

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Mr. Jean-Bertrand Aristide received an offer he could not refuse. With his removal from Haiti, the last nail is in the coffin of Jesuit Liberation Theology (and here). Liberation Theology (and here) was a political ideology and movement,…

Ecumenical Theology

Religious Basic Training For Leadership In The Family Of God This is an offer to lead a year-long seminar at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on the subject of ecumenical theology.  Details are: The purpose of this seminar is an assimilation of intellectual and moral content. Meetings are for clarification of material already digested, through recitation…

Theology And Technology: Co-Incidence Of Co-Operators

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, On The Importance Of Java As Lingua Franca For Our Communications Era Section One A set of principles subsumes and causes all activities. Principles are uncaused and intrinsic. Activities are caused and extrinsic. Nature is a set of activities organized…

Classical Idealism, Tillich And Theology

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Talking about classical idealism. Is there any specific area of Christianity where this sort of theology is prevalent? Could you also explain the connection of metaphysics to idealism. Tillich himself is…

Answering Questions On Tillich’s Systematic Theology

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT He is describing the purpose of theology, and says “European theological orthodoxy,” comparable to American fundamentalism, which combines both “wrongs” of confusing the eternal truth with a current interpretation. What is…

Implications of Incarnation Theology / A Conversation

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT A Christian Scientist and I were discussing the sentence, “Reason is the record of our connectivity with God.”  A conflation of my side of the conversation follows. Reason is a word…

Theology of the Mass – A Coup d’œil

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, Second set of comments on a new Anglican Mass, plus, response to demand for verification of Pythagorean background of Christian theological formation. I am deeply saddened, as you must be also, that the Confession is omitted now at Grace Cathedral. Such a…