Christendom

William Shedd and the Genocide of Assyrian Christians William Ambrose Shedd was born January 24, 1865, in the mountain village of Seir, near Urmia, in today’s Northwestern Iran, near Turkey. About one quarter of the population at that time was Assyrian, and predominantly Christian. According to...
The Birth of Early Christian Nations –Truth and Legend The accounts of the birth of early Christian nations is often shrouded in legend, as stories were told and retold, but there are still enough historical records to show that much of them are true. Grigor and the Brave Women of Armenia Armenia...
Paul Gerhardt and His Songs of Confident Hope In 1943, the German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote from his lonely prison cell, “I’ve lately learnt for the first time to appreciate the hymn, ‘Beside thy cradle here I stand.’ Up to now I hadn't made much of it; I suppose one has to be alone for a...
To know how to act, we need to know what story we are in. Without suggesting that anyone wants to create a false narrative about the corona virus, the media can lead us to think we are in a short story when we are in a novel. In a sports-crazed nation, we hear that opening day for Major League...
Christopher Brittain
John Milbank, Beyond Secular Order: The Representation of Being and the Representation of the People . Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 298 pages. £24.99/$34.99 What if Duns Scotus had never written theology? According to John Milbank, Christendom would have been spared much of its own self-imposed...
Christopher Brittain
John Milbank, Beyond Secular Order: The Representation of Being and the Representation of the People . Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 298 pages. £24.99/$34.99 What if Duns Scotus had never written theology? According to John Milbank, Christendom would have been spared much of its own self-imposed...