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Tag Archives: fallen nature
There’s really very little we can do to help this fallen world. All I can do is offer my best moral counsel to those who are members of this Kiln of the Soul parish, who embrace the Radix Fidem covenant. … Continue reading
Several people have asked me how to reconcile our talk here about being heart-led with this verse in Jeremiah. Most English translations go something like this: The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it? … Continue reading
When we mention Biblical Law, more than just an expanded Covenant of Noah, it includes all the assumptions of the heart-led way, all of the mysticism and communion with Creation — it’s all part of the same package. You cannot … Continue reading
Aristotle’s ideas were based on the pagan mythology of his people. For him, if there were gods, they were no morally different from people. They were immortal and had extraordinary powers, but could be just as unreasonable as mortals. Thus, … Continue reading
Here we take a short tour through the history of Western Christian theology. Our attention is focused on the business of fallen nature and human reason. First, we have to understand that Hebrew Scriptures assume a wholly different anthropology from … Continue reading
Anything that humans design by their intellect and talents cannot possibly rise above that level. It will never be more than what is theoretically possible for humans. Artificial intelligence (AI) will be quicker and more precise, certainly more consistent, but … Continue reading