Faith, Love, Hope - Characteristic Postmodern Virtues

Faith, Love, Hope - Characteristic Postmodern Virtues

Notes from a workshop I ran as part of a series on the relationship/interplay between Deconstruction and Christianity for my work with the Chaplaincy at Mac Uni. This was the opening session, introducing a number of the concepts and exploring faith, hope, and love as "unconditional" (undeconstructable) compared to their "conditioned" (constructed) counterparts belief, expectation, reciprocity.

"That is a hope I hold, but that hope might be dashed, it might not be realised – that is why it is hope and not expectation, I’m hoping in a possibility… and I believe that this is the kind of hope that we as Christians are called to have..."
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James, Theopoetic(ally), part 2

James, Theopoetic(ally), part 2

Part 2 of our series on a deconstructive theo-poetic reading of James... and if those words don't mean much to you, this is the post where I (and by I, I mean others) explain what the key terms mean. Including a quick look at how James might reject systems which abdicate responsibility for material change to a sublime move. (And, I mean. look at all those tags, that screams 'must read post')

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