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  • A theology of government

    By Kenneth Nehrbass

    Jul. 9, 2018

      By Ken NehrbassThis is a series of blogs on the theology of culture, which really can be seen as a "theology of everything" if culture is everything we think, have and do as members of a society.  In this post, I introduce ideas that are central to a theology of ...

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  • Is there a such thing as cultural identity? And why is cultural identity important?

    By Kenneth Nehrbass

    Jul. 4, 2018

    By Kenneth NehrbassAll over the world, people seem to reify their behaviors as cultural facts. For example, Aussies may avow their cultural identity in terms of informality ("We don't even call our physician 'doctor') and collectivism ("When a poppy stands out from the others, we clip it'). Or many ...

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  • What is cultural identity, and how is it different from cultural studies?

    By Kenneth Nehrbass

    Jul. 4, 2018

     By Kenneth NehrbassAll over the world, people seem to reify their behaviors as cultural facts. For example, I have heard Aussies avow their cultural identity in terms of informality ("We are so informal that we don't even call our physician 'doctor') and collectivism ("Don't be too puffed up ...

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  • Progress in Theology

    By Fred Sanders

    Jun. 21, 2018

    There’s an important sense in which theology doesn’t ever change at all. There’s a logos of theos, a knowledge of God, that is truly immutable. To speak of this unchanging character of the knowledge of God, though, we have to raise our eyes higher than

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  • Good without Quality, Great without Quantity

    By Fred Sanders

    Jun. 20, 2018

    In the fifth book of Augustine’s On the Trinity (Prologue), having declared for the umpteenth time his inadequacy in writing about such subjects, he lays down some rules for how we should think about God: Thus we should understand God, if we can and as

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  • A theology of education

    By Kenneth Nehrbass

    Jun. 14, 2018

    by Ken NehrbassThis is a series of blogs on the theology of culture, which really can be seen as a "theology of everything" if culture is everything we think, have and do as members of a society.  n this post, I introduce ideas that are central to a theology of ...

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