Daily Archives: September 11, 2022

Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture 1300-1700

I first read this book two years ago and I started rereading it this morning because I can’t get it out of my head. Here are some highlights from this 2013 book by two Roman Catholics: * Our argument, to … Continue reading

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Thomas Hobbes and Carl Schmitt: the Politics of Order and Myth

Here are some highlights from this 2013 book: * In the years since World War II, the prevailing paradigm of politics has largely centred on the redistribution of resources. Hobbes and Schmitt, by contrast, help us appreciate two other conceptions … Continue reading

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