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The Priority of Love (Jackson)

Timothy P. Jackson, The Priority of Love: Christian Charity and Social Justice

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003.

This book took me a while to finish, perhaps providentially. 1,916 more words

Theology

The Government's Mission is to Serve Christ

The title of this post seems ridiculous – especially in this post-Christian world. But its true.

The Government’s Mission is to Serve Christ.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, pastor, prophet, martyr, spy – gives the rationale behind this idea: 185 more words

Religion

The White Devil Among Us: White Supremacy and the Church

The terrorist massacre of nine black Christians on June 17 in Charleston, South Carolina, has already received massive treatment online, on air, and in print. Most editorials on the subject seem to fall into two groups: many use the opportunity to call for stricter regulation of firearms, while others emphasize that the real root cause of tragedies like this is not the availability of guns, but the prevalence and non-treatment of mental illness. 2,086 more words

Political Theology

Quotable Laudato Si 'Praised Be'

Click below for the full teaching:

http://m.vatican.va/content/francescomobile/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-laudato-si.html

  • “The destruction of the human environment is extremely serious, not only because God has entrusted the world to us, men and women, but because human life is itself a gift which must be defended from various forms of debasement.”
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The Christian Life

Interview on Marriage

I have tried to write several times in a way that more accurately represents my heart and prayers for the divide between traditionalists like myself and LGBT persons. 18 more words

The Christian Life

Interview with Bishop David Zac Niringiye

Kermit Hovey of Care of Creation Inc. interviews Bishop David Zac Niringiye on working for justice and righteousness and the call of God’s people to engage in politics and civil society. 63 more words

Political Theology