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Daily Archives: February 4th, 2008

Theocracy and Christianity

Christian has a great new post on the question of whether or not Christianity is theocratic.  Engaging with Jeffrey Stout’s book Democracy and Tradition, with its strong critiques of what Stout calls the “new traditionalism”, Christians raises the question of whether or not Christianity can accommodate the kind of chastened secularism that Stout advocates for. […]

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: February 4, 1906-April 9, 1945

Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the birth of the great Protestant theologian and saint, Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  The Bonhoeffer legacy remains one of the most vibrant witnesses within the Christian faith, as well as one of the most controversial and untidy.  Christians who are advocates of the use of violence in defense of justice point […]

The Ugliest Theologian: Get in your votes!

Just a reminder to all, the Ugliest Living Theologian poll is still open and will remain open until Thursday, February 7.  So far Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has taken a fairly commanding lead.  However, make sure to let your votes be heard.  As election news heats up in the States, I want to make sure that our […]

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