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Johnson & Vanderbeck, "Law, Religion and Homosexuality"

This May, Routledge will publish Law, Religion and Homosexuality by Paul Johnson (University of York) and Robert Vanderbeck (University of Leeds). The publisher’s description follows. 177 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Is the welfare state Christian?

There’s been some back-and-forth in the comments to this post about whether Christianity is really compatible with social democracy (or we might just as accurately say welfare-state liberalism). 452 more words

Theology & Faith

The liberality of John Calvin

The Lord commands us to do “good unto all men,” universally, a great part of whom, estimated according to their own merits, are very undeserving; but here the Scripture assists us with an excellent rule, when it inculcates, that we must not regard the intrinsic merit of men, but must consider the image of God in them, to which we owe all possible honour and love; but that this image is most carefully to be observed in them “who are of the household of faith,” inasmuch as it is renewed and restored by the spirit of Christ.

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Books

Qasmi, "The Ahmadis and the Politics of Religious Exclusion in Pakistan"

Next month, Anthem Press will publish The Ahmadis and the Politics of Religious Exclusion in Pakistan by Ali Usman Qasmi (Lahore University of Management Sciences). The publisher’s description follows. 275 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Mars, Venus and Gender Norms (Marriage and Gender Part II)

Part I of this blog post can be found here

In my last post on the subject, I argued that Christian opposition to gay marriage is rooted, at least in part, in a heteronormative view of the world that identifies a… 1,945 more words

Religion And Society