Eugene Webb

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Eugene Webb is Professor Emeritus in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington where he organized and headed programs in both Comparative Religion and European Studies. He is the author of eight books, including most recently Worldview and Mind (Missouri, 2009) and In Search of the Triune God (Missouri, 2014).

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Your Kin-dom Come: The Lord’s Prayer in a Global Age.  William Thompson-Uberuaga.  Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2018.
 
The purpose of this book, William Thompson-Uberuaga tells us at the beginning, is the recovery of the “one heart” that unites what Pope John Paul II called the “two lungs” — the Eastern and Western Christian traditions— of the one universal Christian community.  In…

I have been asked to comment on Maben Poirier’s, "Eric Voegelin’s Immanentism: A Man At Odds With The Transcendent?", and I welcome the opportunity to do so, because the questions Poirier raises are interesting and important ones. My own approach to them will be rather different from his, but I think he articulates those questions in a way that opens…

I think Wolfgang Leidhold’s The Genealogy of Experience is an extremely important book, with major implications for the ways we can think about a variety of matters. Leidhold says on the first page that his main thesis is a “paradigm shift,” treating the structure of human experience as something that “is not a universal constant, but changes over time,” and…