Paul Valliere

Paul Valliere is Professor of Religion and McGregor Professor of the Humanities at Butler University. He specializes in Russian Orthodoxy, the history of Christianity, and modern religious thought. He earned his PhD from Columbia University, his MA from Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary, and his BA from Williams College.


Volume 80

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Guests on Volume 80: Stephen A. McKnight on The Religious Foundations of Francis Bacon's Thought; Tim Morris & Don Petcher on science, Christology, and why segregating nature from supernature doesn't do justice to either; Vigen Guroian on the mystical character of fragrance and on why working in his garden is an imitation of the Master Gardener; Paul Valliere on Orthodox theology's engagement with questions concerning law, politics, and human nature, and on the ideas of Vladimir Soloviev (1853-1900); Vigen Guroian on the importance of personality and community in the thought of Nicholas Berdyaev (1874-1948); and Calvin Stapert on the affirmation of Creation and intimations of transcendence in the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.