Political Theology

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The Holy Week Reader—Friday: Kavod! The Weight of Glory

Peter Paul Ruben’s extraordinary “Raising of the Cross” helps reflect on Divine love, human flourishing, and the weight of glory.

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A Tale of Two Cities: What the Cross of Christ Did (And Didn’t Do)

The Holy Week Reader: Palm Sunday witnessed the rise of two cities in the world of humanity. Christians are citizens of both. Attendant responsibilities follow.

Russia: Orthodox by Culture, Imperialist by Nature

How Russia’s national security doctrine gobbled up the orthodox church.

Our Political Theology Shouldn’t Start at Romans 13

Romans 13 is an important scripture in political theology, but it is not the only relevant scripture for Christians in politics

Anglicanism vs. Polarization

Anglicanism vs. Polarization will take place over Oct. 20-21.

Katechon or Satan? The Russian Deception

“Holy Rus'” is an essential concept in Russian mythology, but also eschatology

The Dark Legacy of Tsarist Philosopher Ivan Ilyin

Among Putin’s favorite political theorists is Ivan Ilyn, defender of the tsarist trinity: Autocracy, Orthodoxy, Nationality

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Just War 101 — E6: Just Cause

The presence of certain kinds of evil in the world–including aggression against the innocent–signal the possibility that war must be.

On Earth as it is in Heaven?

Contemporary debates over ‘Christian nationalism’ have surprising roots in 17th century debates over republicanism versus monarchism.

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