JD Lyonhart / Henry More on Space and the Divine

JD Lyonhart is an assistant professor of theology and philosophy at LCU, a fellow at the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism at Cambridge University, and a co-host of the Spiritually Incorrect Podcast (spirituallyincorrectpodcast.com).  He is the author of Space God: Rejudging a Debate between More, Newton, and Einstein (Cascade, 2023).


Show Notes

PODCAST LINKS:

Space God: https://wipfandstock.com/9781666757040/space-god/

MonoThreeism: https://wipfandstock.com/9781725262683/monothreeism/

Jonathan’s website: https://www.jdlyonhart.com/

Spiritually Incorrect Podcast: https://www.spirituallyincorrectpodcast.com/

SOURCES MENTIONED:

Craig, William Lane. Time and Eternity: Exploring God’s Relationship to Time.

Lyonhart, JD. Space God: Rejudging a Debate between More, Newton, and Einstein.

Newton, Isaac. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

OUTLINE:

(01:28) – Interdisciplinary philosopher and theologian

(03:10) – Roundtable: Henry More, Plato, C. S. Lewis, Nietzsche

(04:58) – Who was Henry More?

(09:42) – Why are the Cambridge Platonists not better known?

(10:36) – More’s theories on space

(19:46) – Divine space’s mediation of immanence and transcendence

(25:03) – More, Isaac Newton, and modern science

(30:19) – The contemporary relevance of More’s theory of divine space

(47:45) – Einstein’s theory of relativity

(51:18) – Metaphysical space (and time) after Einstein

(01:02:34) – Divine space and the problem of pantheism

(01:06:51) – What’s next for Jonathan

(01:08:20) – Where to find Jonathan

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