Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society

Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society

by R. R. Reno


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621573494
Publisher: Salem Books
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 858,968
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

R. R. RENO, the editor of First Things , America’s leading journal of religion and public life, grew up in Maryland and attended Haverford College. After earning his doctorate in religious studies from Yale, he taught theology at Creighton University for twenty years. His previous books include In the Ruins of the Church, Fighting the Noonday Devil , and various scholarly works. He lives with his wife in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Need for a Christian Society 9

Chapter 2 Defend the Weak 39

Chapter 3 Raise Up the Poor 65

Chapter 4 Promote Solidarity 87

Chapter 5 Limit Government 113

Chapter 6 Seek Higher Things 139

Chapter 7 The Possibility of a Christian Society 167

Afterword 189

Acknowledgments 193

Index 195

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