Dr. Leithart also posted a reflection on the talk by Dr. Stokes that I found interesting. He says regarding the difference between theology and philosophy:

3) The difference is a choice of interlocutors. The theologian and Christian philosopher are both attempting to articulate what Scripture says, but they have chosen to do that with a different set of conversation partners. Theologians decide they want to spend time in the company of Augustine, Aquinas, Calvin, Luther, Barth, while philosophers (for inexplicable reasons) prefer the company of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant, Wittgenstein.

I think this is true, however I wonder if this should be the case. I would be far more interested in an apologetic and cross-discipline approach where theologians answer the questions of philosophy(after all, they should have them). All of these philosophers are seeking to explain the world through vain man centered philosophy. As a result, those philosophies are naturally going to begin to crumble in some area. Christian philosophy or theology on the other hand has an edge since they know the creator. So why not interact with Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant, and Wittgenstein. They are all fundamentally flawed in some area because they are the philosophies based on idols. And those who follow blind, deaf, and dumb idols are going to get blind, deaf, and dumb philosophy which can only be healed by the gospel.

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