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Performing Sacred Tragedies

Performing Sacred Tragedies

Alex Adam November 10, 2017 0

A review of Rowan Williams, The Tragic Imagination. After he was shot and killed by police in 2014, Michael Brown’s body lay alone on a street for several hours in Ferguson, Missouri. Two years

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Separating the Two Swords

Separating the Two Swords

Alex Adam October 27, 2017 0

Sarah Mortimer on the Reformation and political thought The theological revolution begun by Martin Luther in 1517 not only challenged the authority of the Catholic Church, it also overturned contemporary ideas about politics and government.

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Reading the Bible with Authority

Reading the Bible with Authority

Alex Adam October 27, 2017 0

Bruce Gordon on the problem of who says? Perhaps the most well-known aspect of the Reformation was how it made the Bible available in the languages of lay people, an achievement iconically represented by Luther’s

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Edom Divided: Jews and the Reformation

Edom Divided: Jews and the Reformation

Alex Adam October 27, 2017 0

Lars Fischer on Jewish views of the Reformation and Christian anti-Judaism “The Reformation” is really an umbrella term that covers a whole range of partly distinct, partly overlapping reformations that emerged and unfolded (even

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Ad Fontes: How the Bible Shaped a Movement

Ad Fontes: How the Bible Shaped a Movement

Alex Adam October 27, 2017 0

G. Sujin Pak on the significance of theology for the Protestant reformers Martin Luther’s reformation was theological through and through. At its very heart were questions of theology. To claim this is not to

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The Protestant Reformation as a Metaphysical Revolution

The Protestant Reformation as a Metaphysical Revolution

Alex Adam October 26, 2017 0

Samuel Loncar on the intellectual revolution of the modern age The Protestant Reformation, like any historical event, is a construction of memory. Memory, in turn, shapes identity. We are what we remember, but more

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Grandpa Milbank

Grandpa Milbank

Alex Adam October 13, 2017 0

A review of John Milbank and Adrian Pabst’s The Politics of Virtue: Post-Liberalism and the Human Future. The afternoon that I began reading Milbank and Pabst’s Politics of Virtue, I happened to have lunch

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Jesus the Aryan

Jesus the Aryan

Alex Adam October 13, 2017 0

Susannah Heschel on the Reformation’s Troubling Legacy “Our Volk, which stands above all else in a struggle against the satanic powers of world Jewry for the order and life of this world, dismisses Jesus,

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A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

Kristian Petersen April 27, 2017 0

First Impressions #103: Chloë Starr on Chinese Theology While Christianity has had a long history in China, only in the past century has Chinese Theology taken shape. Kristian Petersen talks with Chloë Starr, Associate Professor

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MRBlog | Is Hillary Clinton a Heretic?

MRBlog | Is Hillary Clinton a Heretic?

Thomas J. Whitley November 4, 2016 0

  By Thomas J. Whitley Hillary Clinton is a heretic. Or, at least this is what CNN’s Religion Editor Daniel Burke would have you believe. To be fair, Burke did not explicitly label Clinton

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