Hot off the press…on the doctrine of the two kingdoms and how Christians engage the world
God’s Masks and a “Christian” Nation
Just in time for the campaign season: Joel Biermann will lead the LBI seminar, “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Christian’s Perspective on America and Its Politics,” on four Wed evenings (7:00-9:00pm) from October 12 to November 2, 2011, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
American churches blundered when they supported Roosevelt’s proposal for Social Security, according to Douglas E. Baker. In his essay, “The Theology of Social Security,” Baker concludes: What is disturbing when reviewing the history of this time is how many Christian ministers defended the actions of government as fulfilling Holy Scripture’s mandates to care for the ..
What would Luther think about health care reform? I don’t know for certain, of course, but I have some ideas about what Luther would think, or perhaps, what he wouldn’t think. First of all, Luther saw caring for the neighbor as something Christians are simply supposed to do. He considered every vocation—every job or calling—to ..