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Everyone's Doing It or Stop It (another anti-civil religion post)

Inspired by a post that questions Reinhold Niebuhr’s contributions to foreign policy and national politics, here goes a few morsels I ran across while teaching Christianity and politics last fall. 893 more words

Novus Ordo Seclorum

Civil Religion and FDR’s Prayer on D-Day, June 6, 1944

Written by:Thomas S. Kidd

When the Allies at long last launched the invasion of France in 1944, President Roosevelt explained D-Day in religious terms. Indeed, he did so not in a speech, but in a prayer for the soldiers and the nation. 685 more words

Civil Religion and FDR’s Prayer on D-Day, June 6, 1944

Written by:Thomas S. KiddWhen the Allies at long last launched the invasion of France in 1944, President Roosevelt explained D-Day in religious terms. Indeed, he did so not in a speech, but in a prayer for the soldiers and the nation. 685 more words

Social Media and the Secular Age

Could it be said that “social media” is an agent of ongoing “secularisation”? Well, the answer, of course, depends upon what we mean by this term “secularisation”. 1,921 more words

Everyday Life

Blogging as a Selfie?

“Oh, what genius! What a headline! All the hard work over many years and Nurturing Justice  1,251 more words
Christian Political Option