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The Human Condition and Christian Psychology

Since Jay Adams and no doubt earlier, the Christian world has been arguing amongst itself over the relationship between its faith and the modern science of psychology. And this is not only a disciplinary division issue, for the modern field of inquiry has experienced a history of its own, with influential luminaries who not only […]

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Edmund Calamy’s Art of Divine Meditation

Since my time reading Dallas Willard in my early 20s, I’ve been interested in the practice of meditation. My diligence in the discipline has waxed and waned throughout my life, with periods where it had deep effect and others where I came up dry. Yet, my growing appreciation for Thomistic psychology has confirmed the potential […]

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Homunculism and the Mind

Amid a strongly critical (and therefore entertaining) book review of Ray Kurzweil’s How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, Colin McGinn makes these observations about contemporary neuroscience in general: Here I must say something briefly about the standard language that neuroscience has come to assume in the last fifty or so years […]