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…

Paul Tillich: The Constituting Entities Of History

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. Dr. Paul Tillich Systematic Theology, Vol. III, University of Chicago Press, 1963 Part V, History and the Kingdom of God Section I, History and the Quest for the Kingdom…

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…

USA Grand National Strategic Objective, Alliance, Ethics

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 Against the day they might be convenient as collated in one file comprising text only, I have collated what I believe to be the five most important studies in political philosophy…

USA Grand National Strategic Objective — Take Three

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 Robert E. Lee’s mother wrote at length once to her sister, concluding with the observation that her letter was long because she did not have time to be brief. I feel…

Where Is The Church? … Take Two

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 Take One on the question Where Is The Church? is here. The church is where I/you am/are.  It is what we do.  It is us discharging our several duties.  It is the work…

An Observer Making Notes About What I See

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 I am not a true theologian.  I do not read Hebrew, Greek, Latin, German, Russian, French, Italian or Spanish or know how much less desire to produce expository literature. I am…

Authority: The Truth Is The Whole

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 USA IC, at least its civilian end, has declared Civil War on the USA and the USA Constitution. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, the great Idealist Philosopher of the late German…

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…