Theology

Theology

Books

Immanuel is the agenda

A review of Samuel Wells

What humankind needs is a love that sticks around, a love that stays put, a love that hangs on. That’s what the cross is.

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The black social gospel

A review of Gary Dorrien

In American history, some lives have mattered; others have not. That difference fundamentally has been a racial one.

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Zionism's theological roots

A review of David Novak

How does theology shape Jewish democracy, in light of the many competing claims and complex relationships in the land of Israel?

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The myth of a religion/science conflict

A review of Peter Harrison

Are science and religion enemies or friends? Neither, says Peter Harrison—but they're both forms of virtue.

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Cultivating character

A review of David Brooks

Cultivating character is the lifelong work of evaluating and choosing between various virtues. It's difficult, and it’s our calling.

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Capitalism and faith: A tangled history

A review of Kevin M. Kruse

Why have American Christians so readily baptized the idea of free-market capitalism? Kevin Kruse illuminates the long, tangled history.