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The Politics of Sacrifice—Exodus 12:1-14

In the Passover we find a myth of the foundation of a nation that differs markedly from the contractarian myths of the Western liberal tradition. It disclosure of the sacrificial basis of the political order offers us a hermeneutical key for understanding the roots of our own nations and helps us to understand how we might be established as communities of faithful witness to them.

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Critical Theory of Public Religion in Australia (by Geoff Boucher)

This is the second post in a series on religion and political thought in Australia.  See introduction here. Geoff Boucher, Deakin University According to its popularizations in the work of its critics, the connection between the secularization hypothesis and modernization theory can be simply and economically stated: increasing prosperity means decreasing […]

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