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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Mark Lilla published an awsome op-ed piece in the New York Times on theology and governments

Messianic Hitchens
16 minutes ago by maha Christopher Hitchens critiques the Mark Lilla essay I blogged about yesterday, and makes a botch of it. Hitchens’s single biggest howler in this piece is here –. Lilla’s most brilliant point concerns the awful pitfalls of what he does ...
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Mark Lilla: The Politics of God
2 hours ago An example: In May of last year, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran sent an open letter to President George W. Bush that was translated and published in newspapers around the world. Its theme was contemporary politics and its ...
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Tariq Ramadan (2)
2 hours ago Mark Lilla verdedigt in The New York Times van 19 augustus Tariq Ramadan, controversieel.
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The Stillborn God
4 hours ago by Timothy Stanley This Sunday the NY Times ran an adapted essay from a forthcoming book, The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West, by Mark Lilla. The article raises the importance of developing the skills necessary to interpret political ...
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Political theology
5 hours ago by wsk It's by Mark Lilla, a prof at Columbia University, and is a teaser for a book that is to be released next month. What he writes about has been heavily on my mind lately, because a home study group I have been part of for awhile is ...
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It is one of those important statements, like the "end of history ...
5 hours ago by Tusar N Mohapatra Secular liberalism stands helpless before a new century of religious wars, Columbia University Professor Mark Lilla concedes in "The politics of God", a despairing vision of the political future published in the August 19 New York Times ...
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Fees Upon Fees
6 hours ago The Elephant in The Room Artwork by Marc Burckhardt. Ron Paul?s rivals for the Republican presidential nomination say his opposition to the Iraq war makes him a traitor ... The Politics of God. August 19, 2007. By MARK LILLA. I. ?The Will….
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The most beautiful and convincing defense of man’s religious ...
8 hours ago by tusarnmohapatra By MARK LILLA The Times Magazine: August 19, 2007. Rousseau wrote no treatise on religion, which was probably a wise thing, since when he inserted a few pages on religious themes into his masterpiece, “Émile” (1762), it caused the book ...
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Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the ...
9 hours ago by parabiodox Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Slate - 13 hours ago Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud, to take two very salient examples, looked upon religion as virtually ineradicable—the former precisely because he did ...
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10 hours ago by 123 Credit Report Central Slate - Mark Lilla doesn’t give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Christopher Parliament’s damning report about Saddam apologist George Galloway. Christopher When I check into a hotel room and send my free and unsolicited ...
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Dinesh D'Souza: Let's Back Up
10 hours ago by Smoke Only academics and "Manhattan liberals" agree with people like Mark Lilla. I could counter each of these one-by-one. Many already have, and many will continue to do so. But first, I'd like to take a step back to something more ...
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The Politics of God
10 hours ago by Crisco Mark Lilla is professor of the humanities at Columbia University. This essay is adapted from his book “The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West,” which will be published next month.
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One more go-round, re: Secularism?
10 hours ago by TigreNoche If anyone is interested in reviving it, though, this article by Mark Lilla, a humanities prof. at Columbia from the New York Times magazine, while not without its faults, is a decent, very quick overview of the history of church-state ...
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'The Politics of God'
11 hours ago By MARK LILLA* Published: August 19, 2007 Thomas Struth, Milan Cathedral, Milan, 1998. I. “The Will of God Will Prevail”. The twilight of the idols has been postponed. For more than two centuries, from the American and French ...
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Playing Dirty with Semantics
12 hours ago by Joey Anyway, the post, "God is Dead, But Only in Manhattan" is in response to a long and interesting, if typically (of stuffy academic types) presuming, essay in New York Times Magazine by Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla, ...
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After the Summer, a hard Fall
12 hours ago by Misha Griffith Mark Lilla published an awsome op-ed piece in the New York Times on theology and governments. He did a masterful job of anylizing the basic salient historical concepts and showing the forces that tug populations one way or the other. ...
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Day of mourning for secular fundies
13 hours ago by tmatt The email is starting to come in asking when GetReligion is going to have something to say about that New York Times Magazine cover story from this past weekend, the massive piece called “The Politics of God” by Mark Lilla. ...
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forget everything you thought you knew about ab workouts / OK, done
13 hours ago by tjic ... that “contrary to conventional wisdom, it is simply not true that any government is always superior to no government” meets its immediate match in the unconventional beginning of Mark Lilla’s NYT article, The Politics of God, ...
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Does religion cause violence? Mark Lilla's "The Politics of God ...
13 hours ago by Gabriel Mckee A piece by Mark Lilla in yesterday's New York Times Magazine called "The Politics of God" lays out the case for the irreconcilable differences between the Islamic world and the West. Islamic societies and their inhabitants, Lilla argues ...
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God's Still Dead
14 hours ago by TM Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. By Christopher Hitchens from Slate.com Those of us in the fast-growing atheist community who have long suspected that there is a change in the zeitgeist concerning ...
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Mark Lilla needs some Jesus Camp
14 hours ago by diogenes1000 I guess Mark Lilla hasn’t been to Jesus Camp, or ever heard about the role of the Religious Right in American politics for the past, oh, 30 years. That’s why he can write in the NY Times that “the most disturbing manifestations [of ...
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Messianic Religion = Messianic Politics
14 hours ago by Trudy Mark Lilla, a professor of the humanities at Columbia University, has a long and fascinating essay in the current New York Times magazine called “The Politics of God.” The essay is adapted from Lilla’s book The Stillborn God: Religion, ...
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WE'RE WRONG. SUICIDE BOMBING IS OKAY
15 hours ago by gary The writer's name is Mark Lilla, who then goes on a literary adventure and apologia in an endless amount of virtually unreadable philosophizing. I just KNEW someone would come up with a rationale concluding the West and its various ...
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Political Theology
15 hours ago by Paul Harvey In the latter group, we find Mark Lilla’s forthcoming, The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West. An essay adapted from the book appears in a recent edition of the New York Times Magazine. Lilla gives a philosophical ...
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The Politics of God
16 hours ago by lwd Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla has written in the Sunday NYT what is perhaps the single most important and profound article to be published thus far in the new millennium. His essay, The Politics of God, ...
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Back on Altercation today
17 hours ago Several excellent books have examined this phenomenon -- what intellectual historian Mark Lilla has called "the lure of Syracuse." One book that is too often overlooked is Tevi Troy's Intellectuals and the American Presidency. ...
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The Politics of God (Last post on 08/20/2007 at 10:50 AM PDT)
17 hours ago by vragazzi A lengthy and troubling excerpt from The New York Times Magazine from the author,Mark Lilla's.
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Political theology and the Kingdom of God
18 hours ago by Mystical Seeker Mark Lilla has written an article on religion and politics that made the cover story of yesterday's New York Times magazine. The article poses the question of how Western secularism, which seemed to be riding the crest of a triumphalist ...
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Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the God myth
18 hours ago by msaleem Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Channel: Religion Tags: religion mark lilla credit god myth.
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Get Your Wonk On
19 hours ago by Andrea "The Politics of God" is excerpted from an upcoming book by Mark Lilla, a humanities prof at Columbia. I'm only three pages in, but it's to do with the separation of church and state in the West, why/how we arrived at this idea, ...
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Religion and Politics
19 hours ago by Abu Muqawama Now this seems like a place where someone is going to start writing about Islam and the Middle East in typically condescending fashion, but Mark Lilla goes in another, more interesting direction. The case of contemporary Islam is on ...
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The Secular Liberal Politics of Lilla-Putans, Courtesy Of the New ...
20 hours ago by C.A. Morrison "The Politics of God" by Mark Lilla from the NY Times Magazine is a secularist's account of the nexus of religion and politics. that is firmly rebutted today in"It must be the end of secularism" by Spengler at AsiaTimes where the ...
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articles
21 hours ago by inafoxhole Mark Lilla is professor of the humanities at Columbia University. This essay is adapted from his book “The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West,” which will be published next month. And for the former Clevelander in me, ...
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Faith currents
21 hours ago by Episcopal News By MARK LILLA August 19, 2007. I. “The Will of God Will Prevail”. The twilight of the idols has been postponed. For more than two centuries, from the American and French Revolutions to the collapse of Soviet Communism, world politics ...
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Google Alert - religion
21 hours ago by Praise the Lord Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Slate - USA But we also, on reading the extremely lucid extract from his new book, The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West, are expected to take ...
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400 years to figure it out
21 hours ago by Jim Bass Secular liberalism stands helpless before a new century of religious wars, Columbia University Professor Mark Lilla concedes in “The politics of God“, a despairing vision of the political future published in the August 19 New York Times ...
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How Much Does Your Shul Impact Your Vote? A Look at Jewish ...
21 hours ago by Tamar Fox I just finished reading the epic New York Times Magazine article called The Politics of God by Mark Lilla, which is currently the second most emailed story in the Times. It’s pretty hefty, but worth at least a skim, so by all means look ...
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An Emerging Concensus?
21 hours ago by ShrinkWrapped Yesterday, the cover of the New York Times magazine section was devoted to Mark Lilla's The Politics of God. Where Harris focused on the difficult journey toward Reason as the prime organizer of society, Lilla focused on the inverse, ...
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The Politics of God
22 hours ago Mark Lilla, professor of the humanities at Columbia University explores political theology in an essay in The New York Times adapted from his upcoming book The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West. ...
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"The Politics of God"
22 hours ago by MelissaRogers I haven't had time yet to read Mark Lilla's article in yesterday's New York Times magazine entitled The Politics of God. Have you? If so, what did you think of it?...
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God’s Still Dead
22 hours ago by ukcapital002 Slate - Mark Lilla doesn’t give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Christopher Hitchens posted Aug. 20, 2007 Fighting the “Real proposal will work at all times or in all places. Human beings are pattern-seeking animals who ...
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On “The Politics of God”
22 hours ago by Meta4Life “The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West,” by Professor Mark Lilla of Coilumbia University is to be published next month but the points he raises therein should have been in mainstream consciousness years ago. ...
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Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the ...
23 hours ago by zer0 Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Slate - 37 minutes ago But we also, on reading the extremely lucid extract from his new book, The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West, are expected ...
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