philosophy 150


Note: if you have no discipline to read and do not think critically, do not take this assignment. The essay must answer the question directly. Must have CRITICAL thoughts and DEEP analysis, Remember is philosophy.


1- The essay must have 250 words . -Good grammar and a structuring of sentences-.

3- You must read the article BEFORE answering. Do not copy anything from the internet. They must be YOUR Own Thoughts.

4- Do not cite too much. With one or two citations is enough. Note: Do not use outside resources besides the one that I give you. EACH ANSWER HAVE THEIR OWN book.

5- Read the articles.

The Test of De-Mythologization

Ross Douthat and Rudolph Bultmann seem obviously to agree that the project of “Demythologization” wouldn’t land you in with Buddhism or the “God Within” crowd. What’s supposed to be the problem with thinking that it could?

Faith and Works

Rudolph Bultmann famously claims that no one accepts the New Testament’s view of the world (i.e. of cosmology and the like.) In fact, no modern could accept that view, he says. Does that seem right to you? Aren’t there people who do accept it? Or is it that they just say they do?


What is the source of Bultmann’s worry about the availability of the doctrine of Atonement?

The Failure of Previous Attempts at De-Mythologization

Frequently you will hear it said that Christianity might be construed primarily in terms of its distinctive moral teachings, and that it’s those teachings that would be extracted from the New Testament by a sensitive and careful de-mythologizer. Clearly, Bultmann thinks there’s something wrong with that. What?