Category Archives: Political Theology

Review: What Is the Mission of the Church? by Kevin DeYoung & Greg Gilbert

Kevin DeYoung & Greg Gilbert, What Is the Mission of the Church? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011), 283 pages. I would like to thank Crossway for providing me a review copy. Amazon | Crossway … Continue reading

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Wheaton Theology Conference: Dr. Peter Leithart: “Violence”

This year’s Wheaton Theology Conference hosted a wealth of excellent speakers. Among them was Peter Leithart. Leithart spoke on the theme of violence in the scriptures, providing an excellent overview of this concept to inform current debates within political theology. … Continue reading

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Wheaton Theology Conference: Stanley Hauerwas, “Church Matters”

On the evening of Friday, April 5, masses crowded into and overflowed from Barrows Auditorium at Wheaton College to hear from Duke theological ethicist Stanley Hauerwas. That he was a primetime speaker at a conference on Christian theological consideration of … Continue reading

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Wheaton Theology Conference: Mark Noll on “The Peril and Potential of Scripture in Christian Political Witness”

A beloved former professor at Wheaton College and now Professor of History at Notre Dame, Mark Noll addressed a good-sized crowd. Noll is perhaps best known for his book The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind (Eerdmans, 1994), but his personal bibliography spans … Continue reading

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From the Theology Conference: Rev. David Gitari, “In the World but not of the World”

Wheaton’s 22nd annual theology conference is in full swing here, and last night we heard from the retired Anglican Archbishop of Kenya, Rev. David Gitari, whose talk was entitled “John 17: In the World but not of the World.” Rev. … Continue reading

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Wheaton Theology Conference – Christian Political Witness

Wheaton’s annual theology conference is coming up this week. The schedule can be found here. Registration opens on Thursday morning, and the first lecture begins at 1:30 PM. There are some great speakers and some very interesting paper titles, so … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter Leithart about “Americanism”

Peter Leithart was interviewed about his most recent book, Between Babel and Beast, at the Gospel Coalition blog. Though I haven’t read the book, I believe one of my colleagues is planning to review it here at some point. In the mean time, … Continue reading

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