Tag: peter leithart

book-reviews

Reviewing “The End of Protestantism” by Peter Leithart

I am pleased to publish this guest review from Dr. Coyle Neal of Southwest Baptist University. Has the modern church reached the point in history where it is time to set aside the albatross of denominations and embrace a “Reformational...

/ January 18, 2017
book-reviews

Reviewing Peter Leithart’s Traces of the Trinity

I’m pleased to run this guest post by Josiah Alexakos. In the final chapter of C.S. Lewis’ The Last Battle, the concluding book of The Chronicles of Narnia series, Lucy Pevensie realizes that the “New” Narnia that Aslan brings into...

/ February 17, 2016
memorialism-sacramentalism-evangelical-literature

Who says memorialism isn’t “sacramental”?

In the latest iteration of that interminable meme beloved by traditionalist conservatives everywhere, “Everything is terrible because of Protestantism” Peter Leithart has argued that Protestants cannot write because of our impoverished theology of the sacraments. His argument, particularly in part...

/ February 10, 2016

Mere Fidelity: Christmas (Updated)

(Update: I accidentally posted last year’s episode. The error has been corrected, and I apologize for it.) Merry Christmas! Well, presuming that you haven’t had N.T. Wright steal away your Christmas fun. The usual crew shows up this week to...

/ December 22, 2015

The Politics of Silence: Questions for Peter Leithart

It was just over a year ago that Louie Giglio withdrew from participating in President Obama’s second inauguration because of the uproar surrounding his twenty-year-old comments on homosexuality. Since then, much of substance has changed in America’s culture wars, even...

/ February 6, 2014

Constantine and the Gladiators: Politics or Culture?

Is the legal and political downstream from culture, or vice versa? That’s the debate going on in religious conservative circles today. A rising number of voices, mostly in reaction to the excesses and missteps of the Religious Right, have been...

/ April 23, 2013

The Late Great Natural Law Debate: Synopses and Reflections, Pt. 2

Last week, I sought to offer an extended summary, with a few reflections of my own, on the barrage of posts and counter-posts prompted by David Bentley Hart’s “Is, Ought, and Nature’s Laws.”  Although Hart’s essay had addressed the problem...

/ April 5, 2013

The Election Disaster? Social Conservatives and Hope

Since the election, conservative evangelical handwringing over the future has reached something of a fevered pitch. Al Mohler has been the loudest voice, pronouncing the election a “disaster” for social conservatives, a point that was repeated by my friend Denny Burk. ...

/ November 12, 2012

Between Babel and Beast: Reviewing Peter Leithart’s Political Theology (Pt. 2)

Editor’s note:  I am pleased to publish this two part review (see part one) by Brian Auten of Peter Leithart’s new book.  Brian is a reader and friend of mine and this review is both substantive and important.  I commend...

/ July 26, 2012

Between Babel and Beast: Reviewing Peter Leithart’s Political Theology (Pt. 1)

Editor’s note:  I am pleased to publish this two part review by Brian Auten of Peter Leithart’s new book.  Brian is a reader and friend of mine and this review is both substantive and important.  I commend both parts to...

/ July 24, 2012