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
Liberalism isn’t just a political system that prioritizes individual freedom and social equality; liberalism is centrally an anti-catholic ecclesiology. Continue Reading »
A Trinitarian ontology of love implies an epistemology of love, for reality is known only to lovers. Continue Reading »
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 »