All Blog Posts With Tag: Atheism
Insights: Karl Barth's Reflections on the Life of Faith is a short book containing one-page insights on different topics selected from Karl Barth's writings by his assistant Eberhard Busch. One of the last insights in the book is called "Nothing Will Be Lost" wherein Barth discusses the final Judgment. Barth believed that there […]
Psalm 14:1 NRSV says "Fools say in their hearts, 'There is no God.'" The Psalmist is right, that fools often deny the existence of God, but fools are not the only ones who deny the existence of God. In fact, there is no proof for the existence of god at […]
The 1957 Harper & Row Publishers english edition of Ludwig Feuerbach's infamous Essence of Christianity contains an all-star cast, including a foreword by H. Richard Niebuhr, a long introduction by Karl Barth, and was translated by George Eliot (a pseudonym for Mary Ann Evans, who also translated D. F. Strauss's similarly […]
Is God's existence only a projection of man's wishes that corresponds to no object in reality? Ludwig Feuerbach thinks so, and it is the basis of his atheism. Feuerbach is famous for his belief that theology is reducible to anthropology, such that man's religious beliefs are projections of his wishes so that man […]
Jurgen Moltmann's "The Coming of God: Christian Eschatology"
Jürgen Moltmann's critique of mainline evangelicalism's explanation of justification demonstrates a serious problem with common presentations of the gospel. If salvation ultimately comes down to a person's decision according to their own free will, then how is this explanation any different than Atheism? It excludes any […]