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Archive Reformed Irenicism Steven Wedgeworth

Getting Over “Fall” Narratives

So back in February, Peter Leithart responded to my response on his essay on Protestants and writing. I meant to respond again, but never did. It’s probably good though, because the conversation needs to be bigger than just any one article– and certainly bigger than personalities. I really did think his original essay shined a […]

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Andrew Fulford Archive Nota Bene

Milbank on Imagination and Children’s Literature

Dr. Milbank writes: This calls forth a wider reflection: is the entire adaptation of Christianity to a fantastic mode itself a sign of de-Christianization and a post-religious approach to religious materials? A conversion of doctrine into fictionalized myth might be seen as one manifestation of a post-Christian phase in which what was once truth still […]

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Archive Civic Polity Peter Escalante

Africa, Church, and State

To assume that the only way Africa can be saved is through nation-state modalities, and that the church can only contribute to this process by helping nation-state politics is ridiculous, especially in Africa, where the church has far more credibility than the corrupt nation-state institution. Thus writes Emmanuel Katongole, in The Sacrifice of Africa: A […]