The Theology behind the Culture War

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Jonathan Pageau Logo  fiber_manual_record  Oct 7th, 2021


One of the big problems people face today regarding religion or the notion of God, is the problem of what I would call the reality of God VS the reality of the world. This might seem abstract at first, but it ends up manifesting itself in everybody’s life, whether they’re religious or not. It ends up manifesting itself in opposites; on the one hand there is the argument of transcendence; that God is completely above the world. While on the other hand there is immanence; that God completely fills the world. Understanding this problem can help us understand some of the discourse people are using, and how we often feel trapped in extreme opposites. 



00:00 Introduction

01:50 Framing of the problem

09:48 How we are dealing with this

12:00 The solution

15:28 St. Dionysius the Areopagite

21:35 Conclusion

24:37 Outro

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