Whereas beginnings are “secular, humanly produced and ceaselessly re-examined,” origins are “divine, mythical and privileged. Read More >
Bruce Ellis Benson is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and Executive Director of the Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology. Dr. Benson’s research interests include the "theological turn" in phenomenology and work at the intersection of continental philosophy and theology; hermeneutics and interpretation theory; and aesthetics, with special interest in the philosophy of music. He has written three monographs, the most recent of which is Pious Nietzsche: Decadence and Dionysian Faith, and is widely published in collections and journals. A more complete account of his training and education may be found here, and an expanded version of the ideas presented in this post were previously published here.