Shin Young Park

This dissertation aims to articulate a theological alternative to postmodern nihilism via Han Urs von Balthasar’s theology of beauty. It argues how beauty—the aesthetic experience of the Gestalt Christi— draws together all the disparate threads of meaning and thus makes the Gestalt become the locus where the living Logos can be expressed, revealed, and grasped […]

Bright Singh David

This dissertation aims to extend trinitarian theology in the wake of the scientific concept of emergent complexity. Emergence involves the growth of higher-level complex systems that cannot be reduced to their lower-level properties. Most significantly, the perichoresis that unites the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit within the external or economic Trinity will affect the internal […]