Tag Archives: anthropology

My “Prov Talk”: Being Human, Being Church

Here is my recent “Prov Talk” on Being Human, Being Church (click the link below): Advertisements

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What is a human being?

I’ve been reading a book by the philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre entitled God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition. As always, MacIntyre is thought-provoking, historically aware, philosophically sophisticated and theologically suggestive. There’s a nice little quotable line … Continue reading

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Thinking about human rights

I’m currently reading, and learning much from, Nicholas Wolterstorff’s Justice: Rights and Wrongs (Princeton University Press, 2008). He argues in favour of human rights being inherent (as opposed to merely conferred), on the basis of the worth of the human … Continue reading

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