Discuss Peter Kreeft’s definition of “Christian” and “anthropology.”

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Discuss Peter Kreeft’s definition of “Christian” and “anthropology.”

Christian Anthropology – a particular logos about anthropos

  • The definition, provided below, is presented in his essay “Why a Christian Anthropology Makes a Difference” (athttp://www.catholiceducation.org/en/religion-and-philosophy/philosophy/why-a-christian-anthropology-makes-a-difference.html).
  • Focus on his introductory comments – Peter Kreeft begins his essay by writing the following:
    • It is simply impossible to agree on ethics, on how to act, on what is good and what is not, if you disagree about metaphysics or anthropology. And since ethics is unavoidable, so is anthropology. Of the two words in the term “Christian anthropology,” I assume that I don’t need to define the word Christian because the Church has been doing that for two thousand years — they’re called creeds. But what about anthropology? By anthropology I mean simply a logos about anthropos, a theory or philosophy about mankind or human nature.

Kreeft assumes he has no need to define the word “Christian” and refers to the Church creeds for those who require it.

  • Compare Kreeft’s position with how would you answer if you were asked to define “Christian.”

Describe how Kreeft’s definition of anthropology may or may not be meaningful for you. 

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