I’ve added my name to the list of signatories to this timely statement published by the people at Biologos.
““ Peace ” is also finally an apocalyptic concept . It cannot be separated from conflict . Peace with God means conflict with the world , even as peace with the world means conflict with God . The peace that passes all understanding is a peace that remains restless until the end. Continue reading Apocalyptic Peace
A penetrating excerpt from Adam Neder’s excellent little book, Theology as a Way of Life: Continue reading The Challenge of Teaching the Faith Today
“The next wave of American “conservatism” is not likely to base its appeal on such unsuccessful slogans as the Constitution and free enterprise. Its leader will not be a gentleman who truly cares about his country’s past. It will concentrate directly on such questions as “order in the streets” which are likely to become crucial in the years ahead. The battle will be between democratic tyrants and the authoritarians of the right. If the past is a teacher to the present, it surely says that democratic Caesarism is likely to be successful. In the fight between Sulla and Marius, it was the descendants of the latter who established the Julian line of emperors.”1 Continue reading The Future is Now
- George Grant, Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism, 40th anniversary edition (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005), 66n.23. ↩
A new review of Minding the Web has recently been posted on the Reading Religion website sponsored by the American Academy of Religion. The review, written by Calida Chu, a doctoral student at the University of Edinburgh, can be accessed here.