Video: Interview With Paul Tillich!

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 Rare, about 30 minutes total of filmed (NBC) now video interview with Tillich circa 1956, after he had left Union to be University Professor, the top academic rank, at Harvard. Interview…

Tillich On God, Culture, Time And Space

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 The God of time is the God of history.  This means, first of all, that He is the God who acts in history towards a final goal.  History has a direction,…

Paulus Johannes Tillich

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 My theological preceptor is Paulus Johannes Tillich.  My father was Tillich’s student at The Union Theological Seminary in New York City.  I matriculated at Union two months before Paulus departed this…

The Rev. Dr. Paul Tillich On The Motivating Power Of Law And Morality

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 The principle of agape expresses the unconditional validity of the moral imperative, and it gives the ultimate norm for all ethical content. But it has still a third function: it is…

Tom Driver On Paul Tillich

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 NOTICE: The following article is Copyrighted by Theology Today. The Tillichian Spell: Memories of a Student Mesmerized in the 1950s Theology Today, Oct 1996 by Tom F. Driver Composing these reminiscences…

The Reverend Dr. Paul Tillich Answers The Demonic Dr. Harvey Cox

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 In 1965, Harvey Cox published The Secular City. The volume was notorious for attacking the “old” as “old” and promoting the “new” as “new.” Cox stirred waves in many quarters, including the editorial office…

Tillich On War

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 Tillich no doubt talks about Christian soldiers somewhere — he was one! WWI German Army Chaplain — but I do not know where. He mentions Templars in The History of Christian…

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…

I Maestri Italiani: Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone E Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli

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 Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone (1181-1226) and Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469-1527) are true Italian Masters of the Human Art.  And they are on the same page, so to speak.  The Man of God…

Theological Ground Of National Sovereignty

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 National sovereignty is a sweet fruit tree who grows in the rich, blood-soaked soil of freedom by imbibing the power of rivers and rains.  The alluvial wealth that is freedom descends…

Russian History In Russian Foreign Policy

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 There follows an edited colloquy in which an interlocutor and I engaged on the subject of a 2016 article by Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The competition…

Something Dreadful Is Afoot

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 Well, I should expect now demands to replace the electorate or discontinue elections.  Apparently election fraud is insufficiently robust to guarantee the required outcome: Unalloyed Leftist Hegemony.  That leaves only electorate…

Christianity And Socialism

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 The Rev. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ruminations on religionless Christianity I shared recently with a clerical friend. The friend replied: I like his thought that the Church stands not where the human powers give…

To Annihilate Political Subversion

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 Busy-bodies are not trying to regulate, they are trying to dictate. Virtually all my life, political subversion of the USA — first by Great Britain, then by the likes of German,…

The Rev. Dr. Reinhold Niebuhr

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 Mr. Swaim, Thank you for your essay in The Washington Free Beacon on Reinhold Niebuhr.  Your implication is accurate: there is nothing at the center of it.  Rheiny himself admitted that,…