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Christian Smith on the Weakness of Modern Sociological Theory

“Sociological theory has conceptually *centered* nearly everything imaginable–nearly everything, that is, except human persons. We have centered action and meanings. We have centered interactions, society, and practices. We have centered culture. We have centered social structures. We have centered the … Continue reading

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A Thoughtful Review of my Book

Thanks to Brent Rempel (PhD student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) for his thoughtful, charitable, and constructive review of my book! You can read the review HERE.

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What is a human being?

I’ve been reading a book by the philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre entitled God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition. As always, MacIntyre is thought-provoking, historically aware, philosophically sophisticated and theologically suggestive. There’s a nice little quotable line … Continue reading

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