Christian Philosophy? (4)

UNDERSTANDING THE CHRIST-CENTERED METAPHYSICS OF COLOSSIANS What is real? Nothing? Perceptions? Material things? The eternal? The question of ultimate reality is generally referred to as the question of metaphysics. This is often discussed as the problem of the one and the many. While discussions in metaphysics often debate whether reality is about the one or…

Christian Philosophy? (3)

UNDERSTANDING THE CHRIST-CENTERED EPISTEMOLOGY OF COLOSSIANS “How do I know?” is usually called the epistemological question. Epistemology is the study of, “the nature and scope of knowledge, its presuppositions and basis, and the general reliability of claims to knowledge.”1   What Paul says Paul’s basic response to, “How do I know?” is that when we…