January 20, 2015
December 05, 2014
YHWH Project: Illuminating God’s Economy of All Things
September 17, 2014
All Is Gift: What Is Our Salvation Actually For?
February 04, 2014
Stewardship and Thanksgiving
Today at Ethika Politika, I reflect on what it might look like to adopt thanksgiving as one’s orientation toward human experience and society: We may think of gratitude … as an appreciation of the joy that uniquely comes from what is virtuous and the recognition of “what God has done or is doing.” Continue Reading...
June 11, 2013
Schmemann on Socialism
Man’s nature is to reject it, because it can only be thrust on people by force. The most fallen possession is closer to God’s design for man than malicious egalitarianism. Possession is what God gave me (which I usually (mis)use selfishly and sinfully), whereas equality is what government and society give me, and they give me something that does not belong to them. Continue Reading...
March 30, 2012
No ‘Impersonal’ Christian Love
June 20, 2011
Metropolitan Jonah: Asceticism and the Consumer Society
We’ve posted the text of Metropolitan Jonah’s AU talk on “Asceticism and the Consumer Society” on the Acton site. His remarks, delivered on Thursday, June 16, at the plenary session looked at the “opposing movements in the human heart” between consumerism and worship. Continue Reading...
March 08, 2011
Review: Defending Constantine
We’ll have the Winter 2011 issue of Religion & Liberty online later this week and you won’t want to miss it. Subscribe here. We’re previewing the issue on the PowerBlog with a book review that, because of space limitations, had to be shortened. Continue Reading...