At a moment of cultural and political crisis, with forces of reaction seemingly ascendant throughout the West, it's fair to ask what use does anyone have for America, God, or any other similar fictions? What use does theological language have for the radical facing the apocalypse? Among the subjects considered: the need for an Augustinian left, legacies of American violence, speaking in tongues, the humanities facing climate change, the maturity of realizing that you will die, how to sail towards Utopia, and witches.
'Ed Simon’s essays help readers to understand how we got to this complicated moment in American religious history. Deft, thoughtful, and creatively told.'
Kaya Oakes, author of Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture
What a post-spiritual world view could look like
Peter Christian Vardy
An introduction to key issues in the philosophy of religion.
Christian Atheists don't believe in God but miss him: especially the transcendent beauty of his music, language, ethics, and community.
You don't have to choose between a literal creator God or a blind, indifferent universe. Everything is fundamentally all right.
Rt Revd Dr John Saxbee
Kendall Clark Baker
Mixing religion and politics—curse or blessing? WHEN FAITH STORMS THE PUBLIC SQUARE convincingly argues that community organizing strengthens democracy.