Tag Archives: Reinhold Niebuhr

Alan Jacobs’ Experiment in 1943: Christian Intellectual Foundations with Lewis, Maritain, Auden, Eliot, and Weil

The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis by Alan Jacobs My rating: 5 of 5 stars In 2012 I was at a dinner table at my first C.S. Lewis conference, the biannual Lewis & … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis in The Christian Century

Last year I introduced an occasional feature I call “Throwback Thursday.” This is where I find a blog post from the past–raiding either my own vault or someone else’s–and throw it back out into the digital world. This might be … Continue reading

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9/11 and Mythology

Based on the number of brochures that governments and non-profit groups produce, I suspect that most people are under the delusion that people operate out of beliefs. Know→Believe→Do, this is the way that the brochure-makers and moral pundits understand the … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis in The Christian Century

I have recently been listed in the CCblogs Network (you can see the little logo to the right). This is a blogging community hosted by The Christian Century, an American magazine that highlights Christian faith and practice on the progressive and liberal … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Gospel and The American Dream

I have a tendency to say things aloud before I really think them through. I was talking with some friends and the topic of the Prosperity Gospel came up. The Prosperity Gospel, for those who don’t know, is a teaching … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis and Reinhold Niebuhr on the Russian Invasion of the Crimean Peninsula

It seems so archaic, so ancient, so 19th century: the threat of a world power attacking a sovereign nation. Yet, 150 years later, we are speaking again of Russian war in the Crimean peninsula. A lot of what I research … Continue reading

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