Jonathan Chaplin with Brian Dijkema Can States Be Christian?

Political philosopher Jonathan Chaplin helps us think about civil religion by making things more complicated.
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Upcoming Issue  //  Summer 2017 Rethinking Civil Religion

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In this issue we want to suggest there are expressions of civil religion that deserve serious consideration because, as implausible as it might seem, civil religion is an irreplaceable moral source of civil society. And conversely, the biblical vision of our human calling to tend the earth and love our neighbours—a calling that is renewed by the gospel, not superseded—propels us into social concern for the societies in which we find ourselves. The church sends us into the world as agents of renewal. In fact, reconsidering civil religion is necessary precisely because civil religion is inevitable. It's not a question of whether we have a civil religion, but which.

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 Headquarters: Work & Economics by Brian Dijkema

Headquarters: Work & Economics

by Brian Dijkema
  This article will be released for subscribers on June 1st

Updates from Cardus on the Renewal of North America's Social Architecture.

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 The Headscarf: Islam's Gift to Western Democracy by Matthew Kaemingk

The Headscarf: Islam's Gift to Western Democracy

by Matthew Kaemingk
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Learning to welcome Islam is a way to relearn what democracy is about.

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Editorial: Reconsidering "Civil Religion" by James K.A. Smith
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 Sacred Heritage, Sacred History by Eric Miller

Sacred Heritage, Sacred History

by Eric Miller
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As Canada approaches its sesquicentennial, an American historian recalls lessons learned at their bicentennial.

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 Filth Therapy: A Cunning Word by Alan Jacobs

Filth Therapy: A Cunning Word

by Alan Jacobs
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A question in the novels of Robertson Davies: What ways of Wisdom have been discarded by modern Knowledge?

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Can States Be Christian? by Jonathan Chaplin with Brian Dijkema
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