Morality and Capitalism

In the meantime capitalism does not deny morality.  It evacuates it as in the end it must evacuate itself, by the overproduction of increasingly valueless choices.  Moral talk has been made unserious and in the face of the moral vacuousness

Morality and Capitalism

In the meantime capitalism does not deny morality.  It evacuates it as in the end it must evacuate itself, by the overproduction of increasingly valueless choices.  Moral talk has been made unserious and in the face of the moral vacuousness

Morality and Marxism

I maintain that the practice which morality entails for us in our engagement with our social world is none other than that which Marxism entails for us in that world. (ix) Denys Turner | Marxism and Christianity

Morality and Marxism

I maintain that the practice which morality entails for us in our engagement with our social world is none other than that which Marxism entails for us in that world. (ix) Denys Turner | Marxism and Christianity

Theoria and Praxis

…as soon as one begins to argue that there is a sense in which no one who wishes to be a man properly speaking can avoid being a philosopher…, it becomes impossible to think of theoria and praxis as two distinct ways

Theoria and Praxis

…as soon as one begins to argue that there is a sense in which no one who wishes to be a man properly speaking can avoid being a philosopher…, it becomes impossible to think of theoria and praxis as two distinct ways

Looking on the Brightside

The present period is one of those when everything that seems normally to constitute a reason for living dwindles away, when one must, on pain of sinking into confusion or apathy, call everything into question again.  That the triumph of

Looking on the Brightside

The present period is one of those when everything that seems normally to constitute a reason for living dwindles away, when one must, on pain of sinking into confusion or apathy, call everything into question again.  That the triumph of

Bureaucracy

In almost all fields, the individual, shut in within the bounds of a limited proficiency, finds himself caught up in a whole which is beyond him, by which he must regulate all his activity, and whose functioning he is unable

Bureaucracy

In almost all fields, the individual, shut in within the bounds of a limited proficiency, finds himself caught up in a whole which is beyond him, by which he must regulate all his activity, and whose functioning he is unable

The Conservatism of Radicalism

The radical opposes both secular and modernist tendencies.  He sees tradition as something valuable in itself, because it is a form of life; but also he sees it as in constant change.  His task is to understand the inner direction

The Conservatism of Radicalism

The radical opposes both secular and modernist tendencies.  He sees tradition as something valuable in itself, because it is a form of life; but also he sees it as in constant change.  His task is to understand the inner direction

Church and Politics

If the church’s raison d’etre is to be the sacrament of the universal brotherhood of mankind, then clearly it cannot be concerned with special Christian interests (catholic schools, the “position of influence” afforded by establishment status, the “preservation of moral

Church and Politics

If the church’s raison d’etre is to be the sacrament of the universal brotherhood of mankind, then clearly it cannot be concerned with special Christian interests (catholic schools, the “position of influence” afforded by establishment status, the “preservation of moral

A Good Question

…can we, as Christians living in the capitalist society of today, give any concrete meaning to our professed belief in the radical and far-reaching nature of the fall, and in the equally radical nature of Christ’s redemption of mankind from

A Good Question

…can we, as Christians living in the capitalist society of today, give any concrete meaning to our professed belief in the radical and far-reaching nature of the fall, and in the equally radical nature of Christ’s redemption of mankind from