Entries by David Galston

The 19th Century and Us

This post is the opinion and contribution of the author. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Westar or its scholars. Westar welcomes diversity of thought. If you’d like to contribute to the blog, click here.  Deconstruction involves the display of history. It involves demonstrating that no historical event has an absolute center or [...]

Turning from Neo-Orthodox Theology

This post is the opinion and contribution of the author. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Westar or its scholars. Westar welcomes diversity of thought. If you’d like to contribute to the blog, click here. Neo-orthodox theology is a fancy term for traditionalism. It identifies a theology that begins with the absolute sovereignty [...]

God is Dead

The short, famous, phrase of Friedrich Nietzsche, "God is dead," is an aphorism and not a statement of belief. Nietzsche did not originate the phrase, but he used it most notably in a parable about a madman. Using the form of a parable uniquely sets the phrase in poignant and poetic expression. If Nietzsche was [...]