Letter to a Buddhist

Letter to a Buddhist Hi Werner. Interesting thread for sure. Your discussion early on was quite well done, in reference to the problem of evil and all. I think it is the most interesting question of all me. One point I would add, as I have…

How To Reach A Pagan World

HOW TO REACH A PAGAN WORLD BY BILL HONSBERGER America is a pagan country. According to the National Association of Evangelicals, America has the fourth largest pagan population in the world, and we are second only to Brazil in the number of…

Fallaballistic Fountationalism and Theophanics

  How Fallabalistic Foundationalism and Theophanics saved the world (With apologies to the Irish) Bill Honsberger Updated 7/24/2016 This paper will initially attempt to cut short the incredible width and breadth of the project of going…

Faith in the Subjectivity of Being

FAITH IN THE SUBJECTIVITY OF BEING: A FEW MUSINGS ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NIETZSCHE, HEIDEGGER, AND THEIR COLLECTIVE FAITH IN THE SUBJECTIVITY OF TRUTH. Bill Honsberger Nietzsche and Heidegger shared an epistemological position. This…

Zen Buddhism

Zen Buddhism - History and Development Monks sit in perfect silence. Each one deep in meditation on the void/sunyata, or emptiness of all things. Another monk silently walks around the others, peering, and then pausing before one, he gently…

Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism History and Development We are told that one of the oldest cultures in the world produced the oldest religion in the world. Or maybe it didn’t? The Mesopotamian region, which later becomes the heart of the Persian Empire…

Wicca

Wicca History & Development Vampires and Goths and Wiccans oh my! America has witnessed over the past few decades a tremendous revival of an ancient religion or perhaps instead it has witnessed the birth of an entirely different religion,…

Sikhism

Sikhism History and Development Unlike many of the others religions and sects of India, the Sikh’s beginnings are fairly modern and well known. The religion dates itself from the birth of its founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji in 1469 A.D. in…

Shinto

Shinto By Bill Honsberger   History and Development   The Shinto religion is shrouded in the murky pre-written history of Japan.  The Japanese people worshipped the kami (gods, spirits) which inhabited all of nature- the trees,…

A Letter on the Problem of Evil

A Letter on the Problem of Evil Bill Mr. Honsberger: I really enjoyed listening to you this afternoon as you were filling in for Geno.  I was very impressed with you straight answers and just felt compelled to contact you.  Mr. Honsberger…

Cultural Theory

Cultural Theory Bill Honsberger   It has sometimes been claimed that the 20th century might be characterized as the “Age of Structuralism”.  Explain what you regard as the principal insights of structuralism; what constitutes their…

Levinasian Thoughts on Abortion

Un peu Levinasian Pensees d’avortement. A Few Levinasian Thoughts on Abortion     Bill Honsberger   ABSTRACT:   Schindler’s List is seen by some as a movie heavily influenced by Emmanuel Levinas’s philosophy,…

Advaita Vedanta Survey

ADVAITA VEDANTA: A SURVEY OF THE ROOTS AND THE FRUIT OF A MOVEMENT Updated: 05-01-2012 Author: Bill Honsberger -- This paper will look at the origins and development of the particular Hindu school of thought known as Advaita Vedanta.  I will…

Shamanism

Shamanism  By Bill Honsberger   History and Development   Ancient religion of the Siberian tundra or another rip off of native peoples by white frauds?  This is one of the major questions in regards to the whole phenomenon…

The New Age Movement

The New Age Movement/New SpiritualityBy Bill HonsbergerHistory and Development There is nothing “new” about the New Age.  The “New Spirituality”?  Old news.  Just into “Spirituality”?  Been there done that- for thousands of…