International Journal of Philosophy and Theology

  • Should moral commitments be articulated? An introduction
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology21 February 2024By Ariën VoogtPetruschka SchaafsmaProtestant Theological University, The NetherlandsAriën Voogt is PhD student in Philosophical Theology at the Protestant Theological University in the Netherlands and is part of the Moral Compass Project. He writes his dissertation on the tension between pantheism and personhood in Classical German Philosophy. His broader research interests lie in philosophy of religion and philosophy of secularization, specifically regarding the relation between Christianity and modern (secular) thought, and also philosophy of the person and philosophy of (digital) technology. He is co-founder of non-profit Algorithm Audit, working on the responsible use of AI. His recent publications include ‘Agamben on Secularization as a Signature’ (in this journal) and ‘Hegel on What Cannot Be Said: an Interpretation of the Ineffable in the Phenomenology’s “Sense-Certainty”’ (Hegel Bulletin).Petruschka Schaafsma is Professor of Theological Ethics at the Protestant Theological University in the Netherlands. She runs a research program in the field of ethics and theology on the meaning of family, with special attention for the aspects of givenness and dependence (Family and Christian Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 2023). She is project leader of the Moral Compass Project which explores the potential of views of divine law for current morality (The Transcendent Character of the Good, Routledge 2022).
  • Interruption that liberates to love. On the positive potential of the ‘paradox of ethics’
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology21 February 2024By Petruschka SchaafsmaProfessor of Theological Ethics, Protestant Theological University, The NetherlandsPetruschka Schaafsma is Professor of Theological Ethics at the Protestant Theological University in the Netherlands. She runs a research program in the field of ethics and theology on the meaning of family, with special attention for the aspects of givenness and dependence (Family and Christian Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 2023). She is project leader of the Moral Compass Project which explores the potential of views of divine law for current morality (The Transcendent Character of the Good, Routledge 2022).
  • Obstacles to moral articulation in interreligious engagement
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology21 February 2024By Nicholas AdamsUniversity of Birmingham, Birmingham, UKNicholas Adams (University of Birmingham) is the author of Habermas and Theology (CUP 2006) and Eclipse of Grace: Divine and Human Action in Hegel (Wiley-Blackwell 2013), as well as articles on the relationship between philosophy and theology, and on philosophical problems in interreligious engagement, with a focus on the practice of scriptural reasoning.
  • Reply to my respondents
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology21 February 2024By Nicholas AdamsDepartment of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, EnglandNicholas Adams (University of Birmingham) is the author of Habermas and Theology (CUP 2006) and Eclipse of Grace: Divine and Human Action in Hegel (Wiley-Blackwell 2013), as well as articles on the relationship between philosophy and theology, and on philosophical problems in interreligious engagement, with a focus on the practice of scriptural reasoning.
  • Taking God to court: Job’s deconstruction and resistance of dominant ideology
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology24 January 2024By Ilse SwartYasir Saleema Faculty of Religion and Theology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlandsb Department of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology, University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaIlse Swart is currently working on her PhD at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in New Testament studies. In her PhD, she investigates the expectation of an alternative and imminent future as envisioned by Paul of Tarsus through the lenses of prefigurative politics and queer theory.Yasir Saleem is a university assistant (PhD candidate) in Old Testament studies at the Faculty of Protestant Theology of the University of Vienna. His dissertation project focuses on intertextuality between the book of Job and the Priestly tradition in the Pentateuch.
  • ‘Comprehended history’: Hegelian and Judaic conceptions of the embodiment of exile
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology12 January 2024By Terrin WinkelCollege of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, Student, Philosophy, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, USATerrin Winkel’s work focuses in particular on German Idealism, modern French theory and postmodern religious studies. He is a student at Roosevelt University. His current research interests include cultural practices of mourning and memorialization, the archiving of cultural memory, and theological conceptions of alterity.
  • From representation to power: the Bilderverbot reconsidered
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology09 January 2024By Beniamino FortisInstitute for Jewish Philosophy and Religion, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyBeniamino Fortis holds a PhD in Philosophy. He studied in Venice, Florence, and Berlin. His research interests are in picture theory, aesthetics, and contemporary Jewish thought. Recently, he has published his second monograph Tertium Datur. A Reading of Rosenzweig’s ‚New Thinking‘ (2019) and edited the collective volume Bild und Idol. Perspektiven aus Philosophie und jüdischem Denken (2022). His current research is focused on the topic of idolatry between Jewish studies and philosophy.
  • The dialectic of articulation: a Hegelian response to Adams
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology26 December 2023By Ariën VoogtProtestant Theological University, Amsterdam, NetherlandsAriën Voogt is PhD student in philosophical theology at the Protestant Theological University in Amsterdam and is part of the Moral Compass Project. He writes his dissertation on the tension between pantheism and personhood in Classical German Philosophy. His broader research interests lie in philosophy of religion and philosophy of secularization, specifically regarding the relation between religion or theology and modern (secular) thought, and also philosophy of the person and philosophy of (digital) technology. He is co-founder of non-profit Algorithm Audit, working on the responsible use of AI. His recent publications include Agamben on Secularization as a Signature (in this journal) and Hegel on What Cannot Be Said: an Interpretation of the Ineffable in the Phenomenology’s ‘Sense-Certainty’ (Hegel Bulletin).
  • The Baader-Schelling controversy in Schelling’s Das System der Weltalter: Elohim as divine proxies
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology22 December 2023By Aleksandr GaisinFaculty of Divinity, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UKAleksandr Gaisin is a PhD student in the Divinity Faculty at the University of Cambridge, where he works on his thesis on Schelling’s philosophy. He previously studied Religious Studies, Philosophy and Theology in Saint Petersburg, Nottingham and Warsaw. He is interested in theological background of modern, especially German and Russian, thought and has published articles on Vladimir Solovyov’s connection to Jewish mysticism and to Jacob Böhme.
  • Taking God to court: job’s deconstruction and resistance of dominant ideology
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology22 December 2023By Ilse SwartYasir Saleema Faculty of Religion and Theology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlandsb Department of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology, University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaIlse Swart is currently working on her PhD at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in New Testament studies. In her PhD, she investigates the expectation of an alternative and imminent future as envisioned by Paul of Tarsus through the lenses of prefigurative politics and queer theory.Yasir Saleem is a university assistant (PhD candidate) in Old Testament studies at the Faculty of Protestant Theology of the University of Vienna. His dissertation project focuses on intertextuality between the book of Job and the Priestly tradition in the Pentateuch.
  • The epistemology of spirit beliefs
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology19 December 2023By Shandon L. GuthrieDepartment of Philosophy, The University of Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • Perfect imperfection: articulation in moral formation
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology18 December 2023By Dominique A. GosewischSystematic Theology, Protestant Theological University, Amsterdam, the NetherlandsDominique Gosewisch is PhD researcher at the Protestant Theological University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her dissertation is on law, virtue, and grace in the ethics of Reformed Scholastics, and focuses on the tension between divine and human action. Recent publication: Dominique Klamer, “Law, Virtue, and Duty in Petrus van Mastricht’s Theoretico-Practica Theologia,” in The Transcendent Character of the Good: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives, ed. Petruschka Schaafsma, Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory (New York, NY: Routledge, 2023), 139–55.
  • Commitment and reflection in moral life
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology12 December 2023By Rob CompaijenProtestant Theological University, Amsterdam, NetherlandsRob Compaijen (1986) is a postdoctoral researcher at the Protestant Theological University. His research focuses on the role of detachment in ethics, paying special attention to the notion of objectivity and the (epistemological) role of affect in ethical life. He is also writing a book, in Dutch, on envy.
  • Løgstrup, Knud E. Controverting Kierkegaard
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology07 December 2023By Michiel HermanUniversity of Antwerp
  • Thinking with Walter Benjamin on language and Scriptural Reasoning
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology29 November 2023By Sophia HöffSystematic Theology, Protestant Theological University, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsSophia Höff studied Protestant Theology and Latin at the Humboldt University in Berlin and Literary Writing at the Literature Institute in Hildesheim (Germany). She is writing a doctoral dissertation on the meaning of family, which builds on a dialogue between theology, philosophy and literature.
  • Loving the imageless: Descartes on the sensuous love of God
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology23 October 2023By Zachary AgoffDepartment of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USAZachary Agoff is a PhD candidate in the Philosophy Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He works primarily in the history of early modern philosophy, and much of his work engages with theological themes within that period.
  • ‘Let’s Bless our father, Let’s adore God’: the nature of God in the prayers and hymns to God of the French Revolutionary deists
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology27 August 2023By Joseph Waligore
  • Agnosticism and eschatological hope: Allard Pierson and hope beyond the moment of not-knowing
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology18 June 2023By Sabine Wolsink
  • Weizsäcker, Viktor von. Am Anfang Schuf Gott Himmel und Erde. Grundfragen der Naturphilosophie
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology08 June 2023By Michiel Herman
  • To live means to read: Agamben’s messianism as an archaeological inquiry
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology19 May 2023By Georgy Layus
  • Faith, science, and the wager for reality: Meillassoux and Ricœur on post-Kantian realism
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology18 May 2023By Barnabas Aspray
  • Formative encounters with the other: examining the structural differences between Bonhoeffer and Levinas
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology20 April 2023By Christopher J. King

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