Book Review

Oil rule America: New book details competing theological visions of US energy capitalists

Darren Dochuk manages to narrate virtually the entire history of the United States, from the Civil War to the election of President Donald Trump, through the lens of two overlapping trajectories — oil and American religion.

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Theologian Catherine Keller sees a path from apocalypse to transformation

Book review: Political Theology of the Earth explains that apocalypse — whether of politics, environment or religion — doesn't mean the end times. Instead, it is kairos, "the time in which something can be done."

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Book explores the theology of the holy yet sinful church

Review: For theologian Brian Flanagan, the paradox of the relationship between holiness and sin in the church reflects the utter mystery of the relationship between God and all of Creation.

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'Honest Rituals' argues for sacrament update

Book Review: Given that centuries have passed since the schoolmen fashioned the interpretation of the sacraments, it is time for the church, the author argues, to reimagine and redesign the sacraments so that they once again express the genuine spiritual experiences of the Christian community.