Category Archives: Fall of man

Lecture by Steenberg: “Fallen man or exiled son?”

Here is video of an address given by Revd. Prof. M.C. Steenberg, now Hieromonk Irenei.  The title of the talk is “Fallen man or exiled son?  Voices from antiquity on ‘original sin’ in the 21st Century.”  It’s just under an … Continue reading

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Irenaeus on the Fall

[This is something I posted yesterday at Arts & Faith.  Given how often I’ve written here about Shestov, and the topic of the Fall, it’s clearly relevant here too.  It also represents a shift in my thinking.] I just borrowed … Continue reading

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Shestov on cupiditas scientiae (lust for knowledge)

[This is a slightly revised version of something I posted yesterday at Arts & Faith.  Given how often I’ve written here about Shestov, it’s clearly relevant here too.  It’s in the context of a question I got as to the … Continue reading

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A “basis” argument for Shestov’s interpretation of the Fall

[This is a slightly revised version of something I posted several days ago at Arts & Faith.  Given how often I’ve written here about Shestov, it’s clearly relevant here too.  The context was a comment I received, to the effect … Continue reading

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Some postings elsewhere

I’ve been busy posting elsewhere the past few days, but the content is highly relevant here as well, and so I’ll link to it, here, here, and here (my moniker at the first two links is tenpenny).

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The Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science

The subject line for this entry is the title of a book by Peter Harrison (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).  In this book and in two earlier books, The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science (1998) and ‘Religion’ … Continue reading

Posted in Debus, Allen G., Dostoevsky, Fyodor, Fall of man, Fall of man, series of posts, Helmont, Jan Baptista van, Pagel, Walter, Russian literature, Russian religious philosophy, Science, History of, Shestov, Lev, Webster, John | 1 Comment

Dostoevsky, on the Fall: a literary interpretation

Robin Feuer Miller is Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities at Brandeis University and teaches Russian and European literature of the nineteenth century.  She is a second-generation scholar of Russian literature who specializes in Dostoevsky (her mother, Kathryn B. Feuer, … Continue reading

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