Athanasius and the Resurrection of Non-Human Creatures

Recently, Pan-Orthodox Concern for Animals put up a short article of mine arguing for the bodily resurrection of non-human creatures. You can find the article here or here. Pan-Orthodox Concern for Animals is an Eastern Orthodox charity, headed by Met. Kallistos Ware, Dr. Christina Nellist, Fr. Simon Peter Nellist, Bishop Isaias of Tamasou & Orinis,... Continue Reading →

What can American Churches do to help?

I have been severely disappointed in Christian leadership for many years. The failure of most American Churches to fight for the preservation of beauty and justice, or even to acknowledge and condemn blatantly obvious evils, is disgusting. My feelings of disappointment have given way to a slowly churning nausea. Because this sickness is obvious, in... Continue Reading →

A New Way of Seeing (Pt. 5): Christianity in America

Christianity in American has been co-opted by the rich, powerful and unlearned. Not totally, but enough to form an unnatural and unnecessary barrier between the average American Christian and God. Unnatural and unnecessary in its avoidability even among broken and evil people. This co-opting could only have taken place given a tearing of congregants from... Continue Reading →

A New Way of Seeing (Pt. 4): Aquinas’ Metaethic

This paper, delivered at the 2020 Newberry Library Renaissance Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, explicates one way of working out the theoretical framework underlying the traditional Christian moral paradigm (which states that everything in existence is fundamentally valuable/good). aquinas_metaethic_the_link_between_beingDownload

7 Years of School is Over

Roughly seven years ago I started studying philosophy. Tomorrow is my last day as an undergraduate student in philosophy.  I woke up this morning with the thought that “I am ready to recognize that the Orthodox Church is where I belong.” I am not sure what to make of this--I fear my eagerness is making... Continue Reading →

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