Facing Tribulation: The Divine Mandate ” Model of Jesus.”

Bassey Ubong @ St. Stephen’s African Church Cathedral, Uyo. April 2019 Jesus of Nazareth was a philosopher of the realist school of thought, a school identified more with Aristotle of Greece. Realism looks at life ‘the way it is’ rather than ‘the way it should be’ which is the preoccupation of idealist philosophers led by […]

“The Jesus Christ Phenomenon as a Study in Realism.”

The historical Jesus the Christ is a phenomenon which will continue to excite studies and generate controversy for all time because it has dozens of perspectives including Jesus as the quintessence of realism. In philosophy, realism implies the existence of an objective world independent of the mind, a world of the practical and material as […]

Is cleanliness indeed next to Godliness?

The quote, “Cleanliness is next to godliness,” taught in primary school is a sweeping statement which is elegant in its simplicity and cannot be faulted. The word godliness goes further: a person said to be godly should have such attributes as being holy, pious, godlike (represent the Supreme Deity) and divine. What beautiful adjectives are […]