Jeff Ventrella: National Disunion and Faithful Politics: A Way Forward This presentation reveals the roots of the religious impulses underlying today’s disorder and chaos, and then demonstrates that an orthodox Christian confession supplies the foundation necessary for a public justice that protects and promotes human flourishing for all—that is, faithful politics.
Dr. Jeffery Ventrella joins the TruthXchange Podcast to discuss law and public policy all through the lens of oneism and twoism. In the U.S., voting day is just around the corner, and American Christian are wrestling over the question, “How then Shall we Vote?”
Senior Fellow Post by Dr. Jeffery J Ventrella In today’s 24-hour news cycle, political banter is virtually unavoidable and a lot of what we hear is distasteful. Consider a few recent examples: Robert De Niro spewing crude language toward POTUS at the Tony Awards A race-baiting often-politico clergyman claiming he’s only “anti-termite” not anti-Semitic Popular TV […]
Commentators in major national newspapers in Scotland are aghast. A 100-member youth choir from a Southern Baptist church in Plano, Texas gave a free concert at a shopping center in Edinburgh. The journalists compared this event to Nazi or ISIS propaganda. One asserted: “as a nation we should be stating clearly: bigots are not welcome […]
In a time when the ethical standards of Christianity are increasingly rejected, objections to the immorality of this scourge upon our culture are typically seen as mere moralising – the outdated values of social or political conservatives; little more than background noise. As such, Christian morality is often seen as judgmental, self-righteous, or even an expression of hatred. In such a context we need to re-learn to understand our faith and make our case as the early apologists did amongst the pagans – cosmologically, not simply pragmatically. Cosmology simply refers to order or structure. It is the way in which we look at and understand the order of our world. It considers the big picture of reality and the implications which flow from it. The one who ordered all reality, who called it into existence, hallowed the womb by his incarnation, and the implications which flow from this fact are profound indeed.
The State of Our Dis-Union: Day six: Question and Answer Panelsby Joshua Gielow | April 9, 2021
Join our speakers as they tackle the tough questions from the State of Our Dis-Union: Symposium.
The State of Our Dis-Union (Entire Symposium)by Joshua Gielow | April 9, 2021
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The State of Our Dis-Union: Day Fiveby Joshua Gielow | April 9, 2021
Thaddeus Williams: First Things First: Evangelism in the Age of Social JusticeIt has become trendy to identify social justice as a “Gospel issue,” or even as “the heart of the Gospel.” If we do not rally behind this or that social justice cause we are told we suffer from an incomplete or truncated Gospel. How can we […]
The State of Our Dis-Union: Day Fourby Joshua Gielow | April 8, 2021
Jon Harris: The Social Justice Religion This presentation traces the history of social justice derivatives and how they parallel an Augustinian construction of confession, conversion, and a liturgy of praise and penance. It will also examine how social-justice-driven political movements have syncretized with Christianity and other religions. The main case study will be the Black Lives Matter movement. The […]