Is Classical Theism Influenced by Pagan Beliefs?
In a recent interview with The Analytic Christian, Dr David Hunt recognized the influence Pagan Philosophy has had upon Classical Theism. This raises the question, to what degree if any has pagan beliefs corrupted Christian conceptions of God?
"There's no doubt the tradition was influenced by pagan philosophy, in particular neoPlatonism" Dr David Hunt
Dr Hunt is Professor Emeritus of Department of Philosophy for Whittier College, whose academic interests focus on Ancient and Early Medieval Philosophy (especially Plato, Plotinus, and Augustine), Metaphysics, Action Theory, and the Philosophy of Religion.