All posts by James Wood

Rev. James R. Wood is a doctoral candidate in theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto and a pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America. His writings focus on political theology, ecclesiology, and sacramental theology and have appeared in the Journal of Reformed Theology, Pro Ecclesia: A Journal of Catholic and Evangelical Theology, Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, Mere Orthodoxy, Theopolis, Covenant (weblog of Living Church), and Providence.

Surprised by Suffering: God’s Megaphone to Technocratic Man

A year into this pandemic, I think back to my earliest reflections on what God might be doing through it. These were largely sidelined as a result of the aftermath of the death of George Floyd and the chaos surrounding...

/ February 17, 2021

Two Cheers for Gregory’s Augustinian Civic Liberalism

In a recent essay, “Liberalism, the American Right, and the Place of Love in Politics,” Jake Meador attempts to move beyond the terms of the recent, ostensibly existential, debate within American conservatism. The opposition between libertarian proceduralism — represented by...

/ May 18, 2020