Peter J. Leithart is President of the Theopolis Institute, Birmingham, Alabama, and an adjunct Senior Fellow at New St. Andrews College. He is author, most recently, of Gratitude: An Intellectual History (Baylor).
Peter J. Leithart
The new creation is signified by water because the first creation came through water. Continue Reading »
Imprecatory psalms ground us in the real world, counteracting our instinct for over-spiritualized, anodyne, Pollyannaish piety. Continue Reading »
In our hyper-ironic age, Austen has much to teach us about the mutual dependence of comedy and morality. Continue Reading »
The effort to preserve life by prohibiting the living of it doesn’t work. Continue Reading »
Lauren Frances Turek’s 2020 study, To Bring the Good News to All Nations, provides the basis for a more complete and accurate assessment of the Religious Right. Continue Reading »
The slow time of Covidtide could be a blessing in disguise.
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By turning water to wine, Jesus reveals that he comes to transform the old order, with its purity rules, into a new order of joyful celebration. Continue Reading »
At Alabama, Saban has created a culture that ultimately reflects his Catholic convictions. Continue Reading »
Jonathan Fox, a professor of religion and politics at Bar-Ilan University, has produced one of the most complete, sophisticated, and systematic studies of global religious freedom available. Every conception of religious freedom, Fox claims, must answer fundamental questions about civil authority. . . . . Continue Reading »
Scripture leaves us eager for the Lord’s arrival. Continue Reading »