He said it: Bentley Hart on “Journalism”

All the common caveats apply to DBH quotes: Journalism is the art of translating abysmal ignorance into execrable prose. At least, that is its purest and most minimal essence. There are, of course, practitioners of the trade who possess talents of a higher order—the rare ability, say, to produce complex sentences and coherent paragraphs—and they …

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Quotable: David Bentley Hart

From David Bentley Hart’s book on the new atheism, which will remain nameless because the publisher chose a bad name for it: There is, after all, nothing inherently reasonable in the conviction that all of reality is simply an accidental confluence of physical causes, without any transcendent source or end. Materialism is not a fact …

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DBH: On Suffering and the Problem of Evil / Strange Vision

I don’t share his views on the reformed answer (at least not straightforwardly), but I certainly wouldn’t wish to embrace everything reformed people tend to say about how God’s sovereignty manifests itself today. At any rate, I enjoy David Bentley Hart and you’ll probably see why: http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9634739&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0 Suffering and the problem of evil from CPX …

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