Book Note: Bad Religion by Ross Douthat

by Dan Miller. In the current (and seemingly eternal) political season in the United States, it can be hard to gain perspective on how we got to be such a deeply divided nation. It’s also hard to discern just how Christians should respond to the situation. Those two issues are at the heart of a …

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Ask the Author: Daniel Williams on God’s Own Party

by Kristin Du Mez. I’m not sure I’ve assigned a monograph in a history course before that was more eagerly devoured than Daniel Williams’ God’s Own Party. “I can’t believe I didn’t know any of this before!” was a frequent refrain, and this in a class of upper-level History and Political Science majors, self-proclaimed political …

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The Force Awakens Late Antiquity

by Young Kim. The Star Wars saga is something of a phenomenon in our department. A student walking in our halls could very well hear conversations among various members of the department about which of the original six films is best, and who, acting in the role of Anakin, could have saved Episodes I, II, …

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