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Daily Archives: January 30th, 2009

Morally Basic Political Action

One of the key polarities that manifests itself in political discussions today involves the most basic evils of our time that must be courageously struggled against. In other words, positions and allegiances get defined by where one stands on particular things like abortion, war, or poverty. Regardless of where one stands on these issues they […]

Some (potential) Problems with Balthasar’s Ecclesiology

One way to understand the nature of Hans Urs von Balthasar’s “mood” as a theologian is to realize the way in which he seeks to view all of reality as fundamentally symphonic. Indeed one could characterize his whole theological career as an attempt to listen to as much of the “symphony” of creation as possible. […]

Around the Traps

Ben gives us a couple of extremely good posts, one on the late John Updike and the second detailing what looks to be an excellent collection of essays on the practice of theology in the latest issue of IJST. R.O. Flyer gives a perceptive analysis of the legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and tells us why […]

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