Daily Archives: September 28, 2018

Redeming Capitalism? (Review of Kenneth J. Barnes, Redeeming Capitalism)

Originally posted on Human Action and God:
Kenneth J. Barnes, Redeeming Capitalism. Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2018. xiv + 233 pp. Foreword by Miroslav Volf. Capitalism is a subject, not an object. … Capitalism is nothing more than the result of…

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Thomas C. Behr, Social Justice and Subsidiarity: Luigi Taparelli and the Origins of Modern Catholic Social Thought (2018)

Originally posted on Human Action and God:
Thomas C. Behr, assistant professor and faculty director of liberal studies at the University of Houston, is finally publishing a book on the founder of the term “social justice”. Here’s the publisher description…

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Addendum on Mein Kampf: Hitler on Religion

This post is an addendum to my Book Write-Up on Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf.  This post will briefly discuss Adolf Hitler’s views on religion, as they are expressed in this book.  This is significant because of contemporary debates about Hitler’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dictator Pope

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Dictator Pope:  The Inside Story Of The Francis Papacy, by Marcantonio Colonna (pseudonym) It took a while for this book to get to me, and it was one I was eagerly waiting for. …

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Book Review: The Pope And Mussolini

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Pope And Mussolini: The Secret History Of Pius XI And The Rise Of Fascism In Europe, by David I. Kertzer Although Italian history is not something I have often read about, recently I…

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Book Review: Hitler And The Vatican

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Hitler And The Vatican:  Inside The Secret Archives That Reveal The New Story Of The Nazis And The Church, by Peter Godman When I was growing up as a kid, the dominant view of…

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Why is Contemporary Conservative Lutheranism So Confused About God’s Law? — theology like a child

+++ I attempt to give an answer to that question in my new paper, Paradise Regained: Placing Nicholas Hopman’s Lex Aeterna Back into Luther’s Frame, published in Concordia Theological Seminary’s (in Ft. Wayne, Indiana) Concordia Theological Quarterly. The paper is … Continue reading

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Today’s Reading from the Ancient World

Originally posted on Εις Δοξαν:
It’s been a long time since I did one of these and wanted to share a reading that I happened upon while reading something else. It comes from Diodoros Siculus, who was a Greek historian from Sicily (ca.…

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Book Write-Up: Mein Kampf, by Adolf Hitler

I finished Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf.  I cannot say that I understood all of it, but here are some items, based on my impressions of what he was saying.  The wikipedia page about the book may offer more clarity, but … Continue reading

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