The Theology Pugcast: Theology: From Queen of the Disciplines to Wallflower
In today’s show, Tom outlines the coup against theology in academe.
Believe it or not, once upon a time theology ran the show. We can still see that in the pomp and circumstance at many college graduations–the theology faculty lead the way, followed by philosophy, then the other disciplines. Here’s another fact–those disciplines back in the day were actually branches of theology, working out theological truths within various branches of study.
Listen in as Tom, Glenn, and Chris talk about the demise of theology and its relegation to matters pertaining to the inner lives of religious people.