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Children of Night: That Other Crowd.

Hail, children of Zeus! Grant lovely song and celebrate the holy race of the deathless gods who are for ever, those that were born of Earth and starry Heaven (1)

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Ancient Greek Theology

The Son of God and Divine Authority in Mark 1:1

The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. (Mark 1:1)

The very least we can say is that the author of the second Gospel (Mark) was making a bold claim in writing this story. 515 more words


José Miguez Bonino: Jürgen Moltmann in Latin America, 70s-90s

For more than five centuries now, Europe has been constantly present in what she herself baptized as “Latin America.” As the so-called “new world” tries to understand itself, some of its interpretations celebrate that presence while others bemoan it, but no serious interpretation can ignore it What is true of the general history and culture of Latin America is perhaps even more significant for its religious and theological tradition. 1,114 more words

Liberation Theology

Occupy Rome: Politics, Ecology, and the New Testament Critique of Empire Part I

I apologize for such an elongated lapse of time since I have last posted. I must admit that I have found myself exceptionally frustrated and despondent with blogging due to the predominating lack of response to my contributions to this site. 1,057 more words

"The Cambridge Companion to Christian Political Theology" (Hovey & Phillips, eds.)

In November, Cambridge University Press will release “The Cambridge Companion to Christian Political Theology” edited by Craig Hovey (Ashland University) and Elizabeth Phillips (University of Cambridge). 156 more words

Scholarship Roundup

The human nature of Christ - and Government?

I have recently read Larry Siedentop’s Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism, which I’ve really enjoyed. Siedentop’s key argument is how pivotal western Christianity was in the development of society’s consciousness of humans beings as individuals with rights. 515 more words