Peter Herman
Peter C. Herman earned his MDiv at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York in 2011, where he studied under Paul F. Knitter, Gary Dorrien, and James H. Cone. He is currently a PhD student in Georgetown University's Theological and Religious Studies program. His work there focuses on Japanese Pure Land Buddhism in comparison with Protestant Christianity regarding religious responses to war and violence. His work has previously appeared at Religion Dispatches and The Theology Salon.

Entries by Peter Herman

'종교가 문제'라고?

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 5:20 PM

파리가 불타고 있다. 세계가 애도하고 있다. 리처드 도킨스를 비롯한 일부는 즉각 ISIS뿐 아니라 이슬람과 종교 자체를 비난했다. 깊고 괴로운 문제에 간단하고 쉬운 답을 낼 수 있다면 마음이 편할지는 모른다. 그러나 올바르거나 철저한 답인 경우는 거의 없다.

도킨스의 트윗을 잘 살펴보자.

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It's Never as Simple as 'Religion Is Bad'

(90) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 4:25 PM

Paris is burning. The world is in mourning. Richard Dawkins, among others, has wasted no time in blaming not only ISIS but Islam -- indeed religion itself -- in general. It is perhaps comforting to have a simple and...

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Another Debate, More Bad Christianity

(57) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 8:38 PM

We'll soon be treated to another Republican debate. I don't mean to pick on this one party, but they do seem to like to talk about religion more than the other one. Recently, Ted Cruz opined that atheists ought to be excluded from the presidency. Aside from the...

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Finding Common Ground Between Buddhism and Christianity

(50) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 10:05 PM

Too often we only recognize greatness in the past. We are blinded to its presence among us in a living moment. Occasionally, however, we can recognize it in its moment. So it was with the career of Paul F. Knitter, soon to be the Emeritus Paul Tillich Professor of Theology,...

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