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PhD Dissertation: "Faith, Hope, and the Poor: Theological Ideas and Moral Vision of Jean-Betrand Aristide" by Celucien L. Joseph

Here’s the dissertation abstract on Jean-Betrand Aristide I promised to share with you:




“Faith, Hope, and the Poor: Theological Ideas and Moral Vision of Jean-Betrand Aristide” by Celucien L. 305 more words

Will the Witness Please Stand Up…

“Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, those he redeemed from trouble” (Psalm 107:2, NRSV)

I am a fan of murder mysteries and court room dramas. 591 more words


Is the Idea of a Christian Nation Heretical?

Is it wrong for Christians to celebrate a nation’s godly heritage?

The answer is yes, at least according to an editorial published today in the Washington Post. 707 more words


Should Christians Obey the Government?

John Howard Yoder. The Politics of Jesus: Vicit Agnus Noster. 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1994.

‘Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities’, Paul wrote in Romans 13:1, ‘for there is no authority except that which God has established’. 995 more words

Migration of the Sacred

Political Theology is a fascinating field that continues to become increasingly relevant in our interconnected post-9/11 world. One of my courses this semester is ‘Culture & Systems Change’ and part of the class is looking at the intersection of religion and politics. 499 more words


It Ain’t What you Think

“I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies. Even though you offer up to Me burnt offerings and your grain offerings, I will not accept them; And I will not even look at the peace offerings of your fatlings. 764 more words